Endoscope Assisted Cosmetic Excision of Forehead Lipoma
Zeeshan Arif1* and Kritika Rai2
1FFPS, OMS, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
2OMS, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
*Corresponding Author: Zeeshan Arif, FFPS, OMS, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
June 03, 2021; Published: June 15, 2021
Lipoma is one of the most common benign soft tissue tumors of the forehead. Multiple techniques have been described for excision of tumor of the forehead. Endoscopic techniques have gained popularity in head and neck surgery. In the excision of forehead lipomas, minimally invasive endoscopic excision allows inconspicuous incision placement, better visualization of operative field, fewer complications and faster return to work. We present a case of endoscopic excision of a forehead lipoma using a single incision approach. The procedure provided a better cosmetic result as there was no visible scar, leading to greater patient satisfaction. There were no post operative complications. In conclusion, endoscopic excision is a safe and effective method for excision of forehead lipomas. It provides a better cosmetic result and faster return to work, thereby leading to greater patient satisfaction.
Keywords: Lipoma; Endoscopic Excision; Forehead Tumor; Single Incision
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