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Instead of Completly Removing the Lipoma Can It Be Put in a Different Area? (photo)

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Lipomas on the flanks and removal of lipoma through surgery

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Lipomas are poorly understood in terms of growth potential.  As such, giant lipomas are not used for fat transfer or lipotransfer. 

Web reference: http://surgery90210.com/cosmetic-dermatology/13/lipoma-removal.aspx

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Lipomas are fatty tissues

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No lipomas cannot be moved around. They can be cut out and removed, but you do not reuse that tissue for anything else. It's a fatty tissue deposit, but it cannot be used for body sculpting or fat grafting or anything like that.

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