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Giant lipoma of posterior cervical region.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  25349767     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Lipomas are the slow growing soft tissue tumors of benign nature. They commonly grow on torso and extremities but may also develop in head and neck region. Rarely lipomas can grow to acquire gigantic proportions, turning into an entity termed as giant lipoma. Such lipomas are entitled to immediate attention as they have a relatively high malignant potential. We report a rare case of giant cervical lipoma in an elderly gentleman, followed by a brief discussion on diagnosis and management of the disorder.
Authors:
Mahendra Singh; Ashish Saxena; Lovekesh Kumar; Snehal K Karande; Yuvraj Kolhe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-10-02
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in surgery     Volume:  2014     ISSN:  2090-6900     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Surg     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-10-28     Completed Date:  2014-10-28     Revised Date:  2014-10-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101580191     Medline TA:  Case Rep Surg     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  289383     Citation Subset:  -    
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