Vulval lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Tourisa Deilami


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

Patient Data

Age: 38
Gender: Female

Vulvar LIpoma

A homogeneously hyperechoic oval mass with no perceptible color flow in color doppler (not shown) exam. It was soft in compression by ultrasound probe.

Case Discussion

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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Case information

rID: 27629
Published: 12th Feb 2014
Last edited: 24th Sep 2015
System: Gynaecology
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