Lipoma is a common subcutaneous tumour composed of fat tissue. It may occur as a sporadic solitary lesion or as multiple lesions. They often grow very slowly. They vary between 2 and 10 cm in size. There are rarely any subjective symptoms. Lipomas do not usually require treatment unless they are big enough to be symptomatic. We reported a 75-year-old man with a rapidly enlarging and ulcerated mass on his right upper thigh.
- general surgery
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Contributors TK and TNS contribute to the writing of this case.
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