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Benign Lipoma In Children
I keep getting what i believe (through e-research) to be benign lipomas in different sizes on my scalp. What is causing them?
Just Dx with a benign pericallossal lipoma. Will it grow? Can it be cause of cognitive decline, migraines, facial pain, vision decline?What to ask Dr?
Pericallossal lipoma: Fifty percent of patients with intracranial lipomas are asymptomatic. Common presenting symptoms include epilepsy, headache, behavioral changes, and cranial nerve paralysis. However, the association between epileptic seizures and intracranial lipomas remains controversial . Change in size or growth can be determined radiologicaly. Would discuss your symptoms with your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have lipomas on my body(benign fat tissue). It has developed over the years and are a lot right now.I have bigger ones which I think is causing spasms.I need advice/link to doctor to check this out and possibly be removed.Thank you?
Good day to you: usually general surgeons deal with lipomas, however you may want to start with your primary doctor for initial assessment and direction, best wishes ...Read more
I have done neck USG. Result is sub centimeters non benign lipoma on right side of neck . I have neck movement , painting problem . Now ?
Mammo:ill marginated focal assymetry, sono:two lipomas or intramamary lymphs, mri:looks benign but birads 4, and recommends biopsy.Im confused/scared!
Seek expert opinion: I would advise that you consult a breast cancer surgeon or medical oncologist who has reputation of being a specialist in breast diseases/cancer. Based on your history, you may need to have a biopsy of the lumps/masses/ shadows that you have mentioned. That is the final solution to any palpable/visible lump in the breast. This will remove your anxiety which is due to the uncertainty you are facin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a lipoma and had thyroid cancer. My seven year old has two lipomas. Are they truly benign or can this be a sign of an underlying disorder?
No relation: Lipomas are benign growths developing in adipose tissue. They are not related to any malignancies but can on their own, progress to develop malignant transformation. If lipoma begins to grow rapidly and noted to become firm in consistency rather than softi , then bx is indicated. The majority of lipomas do not convert and have not been reported to be involved in any tumor syndrome ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Firm painless 2-3 cm lump inner thigh under muscle 6 months. MRI x 3 not lipoma or desmoid. Avid enhancement - no diagnosis. Size fluctuates - benign?
I have lipoma benign on neck side . It causes movement , dizziness , fainting .. Does it block blood circulation of vessel of neck side ?
Probably not: While lipomas can be deep, and are sometimes intertwined with muscle fibers, they earle if ever go deep enough to block blood vessels, especially in the neck. It is also unlikely to be the source of your dizziness and fainting. See a general surgeon for a consultation tonfindnout for sure. Also see your primary care provider to see if any tests are needed to sort out your fainting (syncope). ...Read more
Hyperechoic mass (lipoma) in left kidney is observed. What preventive measures are needed?? Is it a type of benign tumour?? Can it metastatize??
Kidney tumor: Usually this is called angiomyolipoma, which is a benign tumor. It does not metastasize. There is no treatment necessary if small. If they are very large, may require treatment due to propensity to bleed. The ultrasound appearance is suggestive, not diagnostic. CT or MRI can confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more
After 1st child suffered bad migraines, found benign brain lipoma on MRI.Dr said I should have c-section for 2nd child to avoid pressure, is that true?
Am a breast cancer surv, now l/ quadrant ab sono: 'numerous benign appearing lipoma'.They are fast growing bothersome - 5mths. Should i ask for biopsy?
With a history of benign,and rare, tumours would my oncologist want to remove a painful lipoma in foot causing alot of swelling pain fr the ankle down?
Why not?: Sounds like it should goGet a more detailed answer ›
Partial CT results back show no bone lesions, no bowel lesions 1cm lipoma left kidney most likely benign???
YES!!: Most likel;y benignGet a more detailed answer ›
Benign bumps: Lipomas are soft, mobile, fatty tumors that push their neighbors aside rather than invading like a cancer. They can be solitary or multiple and can occur anywhere on the bey from scalp to feet. Multiple lipomas are frequently passed on genetically. Small lipomas are ignored, larger ones can be excised. Rapidly enlarging, painful and firm, fixed lumps should be checked out sooner than later. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers