Eur J Plast Surg (2012) 35:407–409 DOI 10.1007/s00238-011-0589-7 CASE REPORT Giant lipoma of the male breast: case report and review of literature Olivier Groh & Klaas in’t Hof Received: 8 January 2011 /Accepted: 28 April 2011 /Published online: 27 May 2011 The Author(s) 2011. This article is published with open access at Springerlink.com Introduction tous tumour of the right breast without signs of malignancy (Fig. 2). Lipomas are the most common soft tissue tumours, 16% of The lipoma was excised diagonal to the level of the all mesenchymal neoplasmata . They occur in all parts of pectoral fascia and extended partly subpectoral beyond the body and are mostly small. Twenty percent are located the lattisimus dorsi muscle. Nipple reconstruction with in the chest wall . The case presented is of interest a cranial dermal pedicle was performed. For symmetry because of size, location and clinical course. a small liposuction of the surrounding tissue was performed. Pathohistological examination showed a specimen that Case report measured 24×20×6 cm with a total weight of 1,670 g without malignant signs (Fig. 3). After a 3-year follow-up, A 38-year-old man with a large asymptomatic swelling there was no recurrence (Fig. 4). of the right
European Journal of Plastic Surgery – Springer Journals
Published: May 1, 2012
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