Giant lipoma of scalp

Case contributed by Dr Kewal Arunkumar Mistry


Gradually increasing swelling in occipital region.

Patient Data

Age: 62 years
Gender: Female

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


Large soft mass in occipital region.

Case Discussion

This case shows a characteristic benign lipoma.

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Case information

rID: 34933
Published: 15th Mar 2015
Last edited: 11th Apr 2021
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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