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Vulvar lipoma is a rare tumor localization and only a few cases have been reported. The clinical characteristics of vulvar lipoma are well known. Significant signs and symptoms or complications are generally not observed; Vulvar Lipoma usually occurs just below the skin (subcutaneous. Lipomas are multilobular benign tumours of fat usually arising in the present a case of a large vulvar lipoma in a year old woman.

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This may be regarded to show the relationship between the formation or enlargement of lipomas and chronic irritation caused by activities such as kicking. The lipomas were removed by complete surgical excision and the diagnosis confirmed by histopatholology. Purchase access Subscribe to JN Learning for oipoma year.

Whereas solitary lipomas are more common in women, the presence of multiple lipomas lipomatosis is more common in men.

There are very few reports on conventional lipomas in the vulva Table 1. Conclusion Two cases of llipoma lipoma detected within six months in adults are presented. Sonographic findings of a large vulvar lipoma.

The final diagnosis should be based on histopathological evaluation. Our patient presented with a painless and slow-growing right vulvar mass that had evolved over one year, which had suddenly become uncomfortable when walking.

If left untreated, they may attain a remarkable size. Lipoma, Vulvar Neoplasms, Vulva, Adolescent. Lipomas are the most common benign tumors of soft tissues.

The postoperative recoveries of both patients were uneventful. InVan Glabeke vulvr al. Lipomas constitute the most common soft tissue tumors. To our knowledge, this is the first case of a conventional vulvar lipoma reported in an adolescent. Vulvar lipomas in children: Lipomas have been identified in all age groups, but usually first appear between 40 and 60 yr of age.

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CT scan and MRI are useful in evaluating the anatomical extensions of vulvar lipomas and differentiating them from liposarcomas.

Large Vulvar Lipoma in an Adolescent: A Case Report

Physical examination revealed a single, soft, non-tender, and doughy mass in the right labium majus that measured about seven by five centimetres cm in its widest dimensions. Signorini M, Campiglio GL. A precise diagnosis should allow for appropriate surgical treatment. Microscopic examination revealed circumscribed benign tumours composed of mature adipocytes Figure 2 confirming the diagnosis of lipmoa lipoma.

Vulvar lipoma is a rare tumor localization and only a few cases have been reported. Semin Cutan Med Surg. However, one of the most commonly implicated etiologic factors is trauma 7.

Our website uses cookies to enhance your experience. J Korean Med Sci. A year-old para1 woman was referred to our centre with a slow-growing left vulvar mass of a year’s duration.

A physical examination revealed a single soft and pasty mass in her left labium majus, which could be mobilized under her skin towards her mons pubis. Two cases of vulvar lipoma detected within six months in adults are presented. Mass including 1-cm width of skin strap on the lateral area from the incision line was extracted carefully. Serial histological sections showed lobulated and homogeneous mature adipose tissue Fig.

Variants seen include spindle cell lipomas, pleomorphic lipomas, angiolipomas and adenolipomas. Discussion Benign tumours of the vulva are usually classified according to their origin as epithelial or mesenchymal cell tumors.


Their laboratory investigations were unremarkable and they were prepared for surgical excision. We report the case of a vulfar Moroccan woman.

However, our case here was of a conventional lipoma in the vulva of an adolescent yr-old Tae Kwon Do practitioner.

The case reported herein is unusual, however, in that there was a large, pedunculated lipoma on the vulva that was present at birth. Purchase access Subscribe to the journal.

Journal List Ghana Med J v. Vulvar lipomas must be differentiated from liposarcomas, which demonstrate very similar clinical and imaging profiles. The excised specimen measured 8. Open in a separate window.

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InDe Lima Filho et al. Jung Hoon Lee, M. CT llipoma in the level of external genitalia reveals a lipomatous mass arrow. At birth, the patient had a soft, egg-shaped, pedunculated tumor on the vulva, which enlarged with her growth. Create a free personal account to access your subscriptions, sign up for alerts, and more.

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Vulvar lipoma: a case report.

Summary Vulvar lipoma is said to vluvar so rare that only a few cases have been reported. She was the second child, and her mother had had a threatened abortion in her ninth week of pregnancy.

We also report and discuss patient management and treatment outcomes. The clinical characteristics of vulvar lipoma are well known.