A 4-year-old male asked:
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my son is 4 & has a small suspected lipoma on back-after ultrasound doctor says wait and see - would need gen anesthesia to biopsy - ok to wait ?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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A small lipoma : can usually be excised and removed with minor surgical anesthesia, most commonly , with the use of local anesthesia. Lipomas are benign and often best left alone unless extremely large or compressing local tissues with associated with pain.
Answered on Jun 30, 2019

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