Subgaleal lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi


Occipital region soft swelling for 8 years. No pain.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

A fat attenuating (HU= -97) well-defined subcutaneous lesion in the occipital region without evidence of internal septa, soft tissue components or underlying bone scalloping.

Case Discussion

A lipoma is a benign tumor composed of mature adipocytes.

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Case information

rID: 57521
Published: 30th Dec 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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