A 38 y/o woman with a soft ,fluctuant, painless, very slowly growing mass in Rt vulval region, with no color change in the overlying skin
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A homogeneously hyperechoic oval mass with no perceptible color flow in color doppler (not shown) exam. It was soft in compression by ultrasound probe.
Although, lipoma constitutes largest group of soft tissue tumours, vulval lipoma are rare entity. Its identified in all age groups, from infancy upto nineties.
Differential considerations should include Bartholin, or canal of Nuck cysts, which could be easily differentiated by ultrasound.
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