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What is Lipoma:

Lipomas are benign soft tissue fat tumors. They grow slowly and are not cancerous. Most lipomas don’t need treatment. If a lipoma is bothering you, your healthcare provider can remove it with an outpatient procedure.

Lipomas can appear anywhere on the body, but they’re most common on the back, trunk (torso), arms, shoulders, and neck.

What are the symptoms of a Lipoma?

Lipomas aren’t usually painful, but they can be uncomfortable if they press against a nerve or develop near a joint.

Lipomas are usually:

Encapsulated: They don’t spread to the tissues surrounding them.

Painless: However, some lipomas cause pain and discomfort depending on their location, size and if blood vessels are present.

Round or oval-shaped: The fatty lumps of rubbery tissue are usually symmetrical.

Moveable: They sit just beneath the skin’s surface and move when you touch them.

Smaller than 2 inches in diameter: In a few cases, lipomas can be larger than 6 inches wide.

Where do lipomas grow?

Most lipomas develop just under the skin on the:

  1. Arms or legs.
  2. Back.
  3. Neck.
  4. Shoulders.
  5. Trunk (chest and torso).
  6. Forehead.

Conditions causing of Lipomas:

Dercum’s disease: This rare disorder causes painful lipomas to grow, most often on the arms, legs and trunk. It’s also called adiposis dolorosa or Anders’ syndrome.

Gardner syndrome: A form of a disorder called familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), Gardner syndrome causes lipomas and a range of health problems.

Hereditary multiple lipomatosis: Also called familial multiple lipomatosis, this disorder is inherited (passed down through families).

Madelung’s disease: This condition occurs most often in men who drink alcohol excessively. Also called multiple symmetric lipomatosis, Madelung’s disease causes lipomas to grow around the neck and shoulders.

Types of Lipomas

  • Angiolipoma: This type contains fat and blood vessels. Angiolipomas are often painful.
  • Conventional: The most common type, a conventional lipoma contains white fat cells. White fat cells store energy.
  • Fibrolipoma: Fat and fibrous tissue make up this type of lipoma
  • Hibernoma: This kind of lipoma contains brown fat. Most other lipomas contain white fat. Brown fat cells generate heat and help regulate body temperature.
  • Myelolipoma: These lipomas contain fat and tissues that produce blood cells.
  • Spindle cell: The fat cells in these lipomas are longer than they are wide.
  • Pleomorphic: These lipomas have fat cells of various sizes and shapes.
  • Neurofibromatosis: Neurofibromatosis type 1, also known as von Recklinghausen's disease, is a neuro dermal dysplasia
Lipoma removal Surgeon in Mumbai

What is the treatment for lipomas?

Most lipomas don’t need treatment. If a lipoma is bothering, Surgeon can remove it surgically. Lipoma removal procedures are safe and effective, and you can usually go home the same day.

Dr. Pradeep Shriyan, a seasoned and accomplished laparoscopic and general surgeon, is a trusted professional serving the Mumbai Suburban. With a wealth of experience and expertise, Dr. Pradeep Shriyan specializes in a wide range of procedures.

Whether you require expert care for Lipomas or cysts, hernia repair, recurrent hernia or any other related condition, we invite you to schedule an appointment with the highly skilled and trusted professional, Dr. Pradeep Shriyan. With his extensive expertise and experience, Dr. Shriyan is committed to delivering top-notch surgical interventions to address your specific needs.

Take the first step towards improved health and well-being by booking an appointment with Dr. Pradeep Shriyan today.