Year 2019, Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 418 - 420 2019-03-04

Giant gluteal lipoma in childhood: a case report

Sevgi Ulusoy Tangül [1] , Sevinç Şahin [2]

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Lipomas are the most common benign tumors of mesenchyme. They are soft tissue neoplasm and mobile, well-encapsulated tumors. Lipomas are usually grow slowly and rarely reach a size of more than 2-3 cm. Lesions larger than 5 cm, called giant lipomas. They often appear after 40 years old but rarely can occur in childhood. A 12-year-old male patient had a mass showing rapid growth in the right gluteal region at 6 months. Mass was removed with total excision. Postoperative period was uneventful. In the pathology report, it was confirmed that the lipid tissue was composed of mature adipocytes.

Lipoma, giant lipoma, childhood
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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Case Reports
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-4573-1504
Author: Sevgi Ulusoy Tangül (Primary Author)
Institution: Department of of Pediatric Surgery, Bozok University School of Medicine, Yozgat, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-9409-8138
Author: Sevinç Şahin
Institution: Department of Patology, Bozok University School of Medicine, Yozgat, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date: March 4, 2019

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