Facial infiltrating lipomatosis: A case report and review of literature.

  title={Facial infiltrating lipomatosis: A case report and review of literature.},
  author={Karan Singh and Pinaki Sen and Brian T Musgrove and Nalin S. Thakker},
  journal={International journal of surgery case reports},
  volume={2 7},
Infiltrating lipomatosis of the face has been described as a congenital disorder in which mature lipocytes invade adjacent tissues in the facial region. The presentation is always unilateral with hypertrophy of hard and soft structures on the affected side of the face. We present a case of a 27-year-old female who reported with a complaint of recurrent unilateral facial swelling with history of two previous resections, the histopathology or details of these surgeries were not available. The… CONTINUE READING


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