Acta Ortopédica Mexicana

Carriedo-Rico EG, García-Morato-Jorreto P
Giant lipoma of the thigh. Case report
Acta Ortop Mex 2017; 31 (5)

Language: Español
References: 12
Page: 248-251
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ABSTRACT

Lipoma is a tumor of adipose tissue cells that can develop in any part of the body; We present the case of an 86-year-old woman with a lesion of the left thigh as well as her diagnostic approach, specific surgical treatment and histopathological analysis. Three years after its resection, the function of the lower extremity was preserved.


Key words: Lipoma, giant, thigh, surgery, diagnosis.