Can Trauma Affect an Existing Leg Lipoma? and How?

Can Trauma Affect an Existing Leg Lipoma? and How?

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Trauma and lipoma

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in theory trauma can affect fat anywhere and cause it to die. this is called fat necrosis. it could also make it bleed causing a hematoma. i dont think this is more likely for a lipoma than your normal surrounding fat though.


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