A 23-year-old male asked:
Ct scan - 1.3cm ovoid focus fat adjacent sigmoid colon, trace inflammation of colon no diver. or colitis. what oculd the fat mass be? cancer? 23 yrs m
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Dr. Steven Hebertanswered
Pathology 31 years experience
Fat mass: This could be a lipoma (benign fatty tumor) or even an infarcted appendix epiploica. These are the normal fatty projections of fat that are attached to the colon. Sometimes these get twisted and die off. Speak with you doctor. 1.3 cm is a pretty small mass. Chances are its benign.
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