Is surgery required for a Benign Lipoma?

all the reports are clear.can we defer the surgery of lipoma?

Doctor Answers 2

Is surgery required for a benign lipoma?

Surgery is not required for a benign lipoma but it is commonly used to remove lipomas that are large or causing any problems.  

San Francisco Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Is surgery required for a benign lipoma?

Thank you for sharing your question.  A benign lipoma need not be removed, especially if it is not causing you pain or cosmetic issues.  Hope this helps.

Nelson Castillo, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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