The Use of Suction-Assisted Surgical Extraction of Moderate and Large Lipomas: Long-Term Follow-Up

  title={The Use of Suction-Assisted Surgical Extraction of Moderate and Large Lipomas: Long-Term Follow-Up},
  author={Habib A. Al-basti and H. El-khatib},
  journal={Aesthetic Plastic Surgery},
  • Habib A. Al-basti, H. El-khatib
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Abstract. Solitary lipomas and familial multiple lipomatosis are the most common benign tumors and are very well encapsulated. They are very slow growing and have the potential for recurrence if incompletely excised and a very remote chance for malignant changes. These can be freed from surrounding tissue without difficulty, but because of the fibrous nature of the capsule, its violation is more likely with suction technique and may result in an inadequate resection, possibly leading to… CONTINUE READING
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