Sonographic appearances of superficial soft tissue lipomas.

  title={Sonographic appearances of superficial soft tissue lipomas.},
  author={Bruno D. Fornage and G B Tassin},
  journal={Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU},
  volume={19 4},
High-resolution real-time sonography was used to evaluate 35 superficial soft tissue lipomas. Thirty were located in subcutaneous tissues and 5 in superficial muscles. The lipomas were assessed for location, shape and size, boundaries, echotexture, homogeneity, and sound through transmission. All were elongated, with their greatest diameter parallel to the skin. Twenty-three lipomas (66%) showed a homogenous echotexture. Twenty-one (60%) were well defined, and the remainder showed ill-defined… CONTINUE READING