Management of colonic lipomas.

  title={Management of colonic lipomas.},
  author={Y F A Chung and Yik Hong Ho and Denis C N K Nyam and Adrian Peng Kheong Leong and Francis Seow-Choen},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery},
  volume={68 2},
BACKGROUND Little is known of colonic lipomas, especially in an Asian population, and their management is controversial. METHODS A computerized colonoscopy database was analysed and patients with colonic lipomas were reviewed. RESULTS There were 16 colonic lipomas (incidence of 0.15%) in a series of 10658 consecutive colonoscopies. There were seven men and nine women, with a mean age of 61.8 years (range: 28-80 years). The size of the lipomas ranged from 1.5 to 6 cm; all those larger than 3… CONTINUE READING
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