Biopsy + Lipoma Removal

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Lipoma Biopsy: When Is It Done?

I had a 3rd ultrasound on Monday of this week for a benign lump (lipoma) in my chest and rec'd a call from my family doctor telling me that the... READ MORE

Large Lump on Back Near Shoulder Blade. Second Opinion?

Wife went to dr b/c we noticed large bump (size of baseball but more oval) on back. The dr looked & said it resembled a lipoma. He sent her for an... READ MORE

Lipoma - Should I Get a Biopsy?

I have been to the doctor today about a lump which has been growing on my left hip/buttock, my doctor was sure it is a lipoma, i dont feel confident... READ MORE

Should I Get This Lipoma Checked Out On My Stomach?

Hi There, My doctor thinks I have a lipomas on my stomach. My parents and sibling have all died from cancer. Do you think I should have a biopsy since... READ MORE

Is There Anything in a Biopsy of a Lipoma That Can Help Diagnose Dercum's Disease?

I believe I have Dercum's Disease or Adiposis Dolorosa. I have lumps in my arms, legs, back, sides and throughout my abdomen. I saw a dermatologist... READ MORE

How serious are my atypical painful lipomas in my thigh (at least 8)?

An ultrasound of my thigh showed at least 8 atypical lipomas (echotecture more uniform that subcutaneous fat echogenicity is greater a typical lipoma,... READ MORE

Should I operate on a intramuscular lipoma in a difficult position? (photos)

I have an intramuscular lipoma in my back (found with an MRI). Specifically, directly behind my scapula (shoulder blade). There's no easy way to get a... READ MORE

Lipoma removal but no biopsy. Should I be concerned?

I had a baseball size lipoma removed from the back of my upper arm earlier this year. I asked multiple times about a biopsy and was told it was not... READ MORE

Is Biopsy Standard for a Lipoma?

There's a grape-size lump at about 10:00 halfway up my lower leg. My leg aches frequently, but the lump is non-painful, soft, doesn't move but the... READ MORE

I have Lipoma within the Deltoid Muscle. What procedure would you recommend?

MRI diagnosis of "lipoma WITHIN the deltoid muscle - 27x28x63 mm in diameter - Differential would include low-grade liposarcoma which may have a... READ MORE

I'm meeting an orthopedic oncology surgeon next week. Should I suggest a biopsy for a lipoma to make sure its not a liposarcoma?

Hello I have a soft tissue growth behind my left knee in the crease of my leg. Which was misdiagnosed a few years ago as a baker's cyst at a glance.... READ MORE

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