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Causes Of Intramuscular Lipoma
Usually asymptomatic: Intramuscular lipomas are usually asymptomatic and are found incidentally. As such, they do not typically require treatment. If it is large enough, it may cause tenderness in the muscle involved (very uncommon). In that case, you should see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
78 grams of lipomas removed from lower back on each side over erector spinae group deep intramuscular are jp drains necessary on both sides thank you?
A choice: The surgeon will want to empty the space to advance approximation and healing. If very bloody, then aspiration of hematoma can reduce infection and bruising. Several surgical decisions. Jp are closed system, in contrast to an open external drain. ...Read more
Can a intramuscular bicep lesion that appears heterogeneous on an ultrasound still be a lipoma? What else could it be?
Ultrasound: Is limited in its ability to characterize soft tissue masses. An MRI with contrast is the best study short of biopsy to evaluate whether this lesion is a benign lipoma or something else. The contrast allows the radiologist to see if any part of the presumed fatty mass enhances (as may occur with liposarcomas). ...Read more
What if MRI shows mixed signal densities in an intramuscular lesion? My doc is thinking its a lipoma, but everything I have read is saying malignancy
MRI Lipoma: Mri, as any imagining study, cannot make a diagnosis and is very dependent upon the interpreter of the test - the radiologist. The only way to know for sure is a tissue biopsy. Since they cannot make a definitive diagnosis just by MRI or x-ray, many radiologists, will hedge their bets and mention that they cannot rule out a malignancy. Have your doc go over the risks and benefits of biopsy. ...Read more
3x2cm intramuscular thigh lump. US, XRay & MRI indeterminate but not lipoma. Hi T2 &STIR low T1. What could it be?
'intramuscular lipoma 57 x 27x 47 mm above the inguinal canal right external oblique muscle' Should I do anything? I have pain and a lump.
3cm firm painless intramuscular lump in thigh for 5 months. Bone OK. MRI + dye = avid enhancement. Not lipoma or myxoma. What could it be? Next step?
If you did trauma to your lower back causing lipomas and two years later they remove 75 grams of lipoma from above the L5 an l 4 would it cause postur?
Lipoma: Lipomas are generally subcutaneous or intramuscular the presence or removal of should not have any effect your posture. All the structural and support elements should still be in place unless you had some type of spinal surgery, in which case you should contact your back surgeon. ...Read more
Can a lipoma in your back cause pain that also feels like a fullness in your abdomen on the left under rib cage
Do lipomas stay pretty close to the surface or are they known to go deep. If they are big enough to cause pain should you be able to see them?
Lipoma: A lipoma is a slow-growing, fatty lump that's most often situated between your skin and the underlying muscle layer. Often a lipoma is easy to identify because it moves readily with slight finger pressure. It's doughy to touch and usually not tender. You may have more than one lipoma. Lipomas can occur at any age, but they're most often detected during middle age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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