Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ASOR)(ISSN: 2581-8635)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 9

Giant Lipoma Infiltrating the Thigh with Vascular Distress: A Case Report

Papa Amadou Ba*, Yves Girineza Ndabereye, Cheikh Coundoul, Abdoulaye Lindor Diop, Madior Diouf, René André Macodou Ndiaye and Coumba Diouf Niang

Dakar Principal Hospital, Dakar, Senegal

*Corresponding Author: Papa Amadou Ba, Orthopedic Surgeon, Dakar Principal Hospital, Dakar, Senegal.

Received: August 10, 2021; Published: August 26, 2021


  Solitary lipoma is a frequent soft tissue tumor of multiple locations; indication for surgery when it is painful, unsightly and causes a functional gene. Benign mesenchymal tumor, it is said to be giant when its size is greater than 10 cm and/or weighs more than 1000g. It rarely degenerates into liposarcoma. We report the case of a giant infiltrating lipoma of the right thigh with vascular damage in a 62-year-old patient. The clinical picture was marked by a recurrent mass in the right thigh for about 16 years, painless, causing a significant functional gene. The preoperative radiological assessments (ultrasound and MRI) and the biopsy were in favor of the diagnosis and the indication for resection was retained.

Keywords: Giant Lipoma; Invasive Lipoma; Surgical Excision


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Citation: Papa Amadou Ba., et al.“Giant Lipoma Infiltrating the Thigh with Vascular Distress: A Case Report". Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 4.9 (2021): 77-80.


Copyright: © 2021 Papa Amadou Ba., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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