Because ultrasound is highly sensitive, specific and reliable4,5 when necessary in developing countries. We recommend that ultrasound be the radiological examination of choice because it is less expensive and relatively more available in such contexts. Computed tomography and MRI are useful for evaluating the anatomical extensions of vulvar lipomas and differentiating them from liposarcomas1.
There is a condition called familial multiple lipoma in which groups of fat cells occur under the skin and then produce several fat masses. It's aRare condition and works in families. Note: Lipomas are always benign. There is no scientific evidence that a lipoma increases the risk of developing cancer in the future. However, lipomas can sometimes be confused with a cancerous tumor called liposarcoma.
The characteristic feature of lipoma identification is to lift it between two fingers and check if it slides down. This is known as a slip sign and used to differentiate a lipoma from various other growths in the body. Lipomas develop in places where there is enough subcutaneous fat in the body. Most often, lipomas are found in the armpits, buttocks, thighs, neck, etc. A lipoma is painless and has no other signs and symptoms, and patients are asked not to worry about them.
When aspirating subcutaneous solid tumors that could be confused with lipomas, however, the risk is low and offset by the benefits of having a precise diagnosis. The usual recommendation for fat tumors is to wait and watch. Sometimes, lipomas develop rapidly, but in most cases their growth is slow. They rarely cause problems unless they become unusually large or their location creates mechanical problems.
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