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Massive primary lipoma of the scrotum.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7486424     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Most lipomas occurring in the scrotum originate and develop in the spermatic cord. In rare cases, however, lipomas originate in the fat cells of the subcutaneous tissues of the scrotal walls themselves. These primary lipomas of the scrotum vary in size. We describe a patient with a scrotal mass that, to our knowledge, is the largest scrotal lipoma originating in the tunica dartos reported in the English literature.
Authors:
D J Greeley; J G Sullivan; G R Wolfe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American surgeon     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0003-1348     ISO Abbreviation:  Am Surg     Publication Date:  1995 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-11-30     Completed Date:  1995-11-30     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370522     Medline TA:  Am Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  954-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
St. Elizabeth's Medical Center of Boston, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Genital Neoplasms, Male / epidemiology,  pathology*,  surgery
Humans
Lipoma / epidemiology,  pathology*,  surgery
Male
Scrotum / pathology*

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