A 28-year-old male asked:
what is the definition or description of: lipoma removal?
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Dr. Joseph Mele answered
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Lipoma Removal: Lipomas are benign tumor that consist primarily of fatty tissue with varying amounts of fibrous connective tissue. They can be solitary or multiple, and may run in families. Small lipomas of the skin are removed as an office procedure under local. Larger lipomas or lipomas located deep may require anesthesia and a more formal surgical setting.
Answered on Aug 15, 2018
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