Very large lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino


Patient with known lipoma, culturing it over the last 15 years or so.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male

A large fatty mass is present deep to the trapezius with internal heterogenicity and irregular calcifications centrally. 

Case Discussion

This case shows a very large, slow growing lipoma which was histologically confirmed to be benign.  The differential, given its complex appearance, is a liposarcoma.

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Case information

rID: 20167
Published: 19th Jan 2016
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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