i would like to know if i should have lipoma located in the muscle of my arm removed it hurt off and on and my surgeron says since were it is located i would have to have surgery i am very afraid to have this done could you please help.is their any other way or procedure that can be done?
Lipoma Located in Muscle Have to Be Removed Surgically?
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Lipoma needs to imaged with MRI
Any intramuscular lipoma should be imaged with an MRI. This is best done at a center that has surgical oncologists, musculoskeltal oncologists, and plastic and reconstructive surgeons who work togehter in a multidisciplinary fashion
Inside the Muscle Lipoma
No one can properly advise you if you should have an inside the muscle lipoma without a lot more information. The size of the lipoma, the muscle(s) it is in, its location, its growth pattern and proximity to nerves / blood vessels, among other factors - would influence the decision. You would benefit from a MRI which will give you a lot of this information and help you decide.
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