Subcutaneous lipoma of neck

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Neck swelling in left submandibular region for 3-4 years. No pain. Gradually increasing in size.

Patient Data

Age: about 30 yrs.
Gender: Male

A well-defined lesion is seen in region of interest at the left submental-submandibular region.
It is superficial to the platysma muscle. 

Margin        - well-defined     
Size           - approximately 42 x 34 x 15 mm
Morphology    - isoechoic to adjacent subcutanoeus fat
                     - linear incomplete internal striations present 
                     - no calcifications or cystic changes.
                     - compressible.
Doppler           - no flow signals      

Case Discussion

Findings of a lipoma in the neck.

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Case information

rID: 33089
Published: 30th Dec 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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