Intramuscular lipoma of deltoid

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

C/o non-traumatic shoulder pain - few wks.

Patient Data

Age: about 55 yrs.
Gender: Female
X-ray

Soft tissue bulge is noted in deltoid region.

It is more dense than subcutaneous fat shadow.

It is less dense than the muscle shadow.

No bony abnormality is noted.

Ultrasound

A well-defined compressible lesion is noted within deltoid muscle. A thin echogenic capsule is noted surrounding the lesion.

Rotator cuff was intact and normal.

No bursal effusion.

No gleno-humeral joint effusion.

 

 

Case Discussion

Findings favor intra-deltoid lipoma.

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Case information

rID: 29502
Published: 2nd Jun 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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