Subcutaneous lipoma of arm
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Anterior upper arm swelling. Increased size in last few months. Mild pain.
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A well-defined ovoid lesion is seen in the region of interest.
Location - Subcutanenous plane. Abutting muscle. Deep to lesion, a vein is noted on lateral aspect.
- solid with well-defined margins
- linear internal strands present
- no calcification / cystic changes
- significantly compressible
Doppler: Arterial as well as venous flow noted.
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