Giant lipoma of scalp

Case contributed by Dr Kewal Arunkumar Mistry


Gradually increasing swelling in occipital region.

Patient Data

Age: 62 years
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

Large fat density lesion with internal soft tissue density strands in scalp  (occipital region) and posterior neck suggestive of lipoma.  Underlying bones are normal.

Modality: Photo

Large soft mass in occipital region.

Case Discussion

This case shows a characteristic benign lipoma.

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Case Information

rID: 34933
Case created: 15th Mar 2015
Last edited: 12th Nov 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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