Posttraumatic Lipomas: Where Do They Really Come From?

  title={Posttraumatic Lipomas: Where Do They Really Come From?},
  author={M. Signorini and G. Campiglio},
  journal={Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery},
  • M. Signorini, G. Campiglio
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • &NA; A series of nine patients is reported in which a subcutaneous lipoma appeared within a few months after a blunt trauma. Computerized tomography and/or nuclear magnetic resonance and/or echography were employed for the diagnosis in addition to physical examination. Surgical removal of the masses was then performed without any recurrence at the 3‐year minimum follow‐up. In four cases, suction‐assisted lipectomy was employed to minimize the scarring. However, in these cases a biopsy was first… CONTINUE READING
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