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Is Lipoma Cancerous?

Lobulated fat intense lesion in the right paraspinal region from D5-6 to D9 level suggestive of lipoma

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All tumors should be sent for pathologic evaluation.  But a lipoma itself is a benign tumor and it is rare to find a malignant fatty tumor.  Donald R Nunn MD

Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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