Scalp lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Servet Kahveci

Presentation

Non-tender swelling at occipital region

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Large, well-circumscribed, low density, subcutaneous mass noted at occipital region without evidence of underlying bony erosion, suggestive of lipoma (confirmed with ultrasound)

Case Discussion

Large lipomas may be detected as a low density mass on plain radiography. It should be confirmed with further imaging modalities such as ultrasound, CT and MRI.

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Case information

rID: 84072
Published: 16th Nov 2020
Last edited: 17th Nov 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Sevgi Private Hospital

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