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Image Number 1083 (Lipoma)


Diagnosis: Lipoma

Site: Arm,upper

Sex: M

Age: 29


Description: Lipoma extracted through an incision.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


The patient presented with a history of many months duration of lobulated nodular mass that was asymptomatic, non-tender and slippery in nature. The mass was about 5-7 cm in diameter in the upper arm. On clinical background, it was diagnosed as lipoma and has been completely surgically extracted through a small incision. The mass was composed of yellow fatty tissue as depicted in the photos.

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