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What is a fatty tumor?

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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Lipoma

Doctors are usually referring to a soft growth composed of a benign tumor that developed from fat cells.
They usually are very slow growing and don't cause problems but easily excised. However a liposarcoma can also appear the same and be more aggressive and are malignant.

In brief: Lipoma

Doctors are usually referring to a soft growth composed of a benign tumor that developed from fat cells.
They usually are very slow growing and don't cause problems but easily excised. However a liposarcoma can also appear the same and be more aggressive and are malignant.
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine

In brief: Lipoma

A fatty tumor, or lipoma, is usually a benign soft tissue tumor. It is commonly found under the skin in the subcutaneous tissues.

In brief: Lipoma

A fatty tumor, or lipoma, is usually a benign soft tissue tumor. It is commonly found under the skin in the subcutaneous tissues.
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