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Was told I have a fatty tumor in my neck above the collar bone- is this normal?
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Lipomas
Regardless of location, are usually harmless.
If it changes in size, causes pain, it'stime for consult for removal to see if the clinical impression was wrong.

In brief: Lipomas
Regardless of location, are usually harmless.
If it changes in size, causes pain, it'stime for consult for removal to see if the clinical impression was wrong.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Lipoma
This isn't "normal" but it's a common item in a common location.
If your physician is confident that this is a common fatty tumor ("lipoma") and it's not growing rapidly or causing you inconvenience, it's your choice as to whether to keep it or have it excised.

In brief: Lipoma
This isn't "normal" but it's a common item in a common location.
If your physician is confident that this is a common fatty tumor ("lipoma") and it's not growing rapidly or causing you inconvenience, it's your choice as to whether to keep it or have it excised.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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