Subgaleal lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Ayush Goel


Small immobile lump in the left occipital region

Patient Data

Age: 8 yrs
Gender: Female

24 x 4 mm fatty subgaleal lipoma in the left occipital region.


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Case Discussion

Subgaleal lipomas are firm and immobile (c.f. other lipomas which show slip sign on palpation).

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Case information

rID: 31448
Published: 9th Oct 2014
Last edited: 8th Feb 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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