* Every once in a great while, a fatty tumor
turns out to be an infiltrative liposarcoma rather than a lipoma.
Well-differentiated liposarcomas are low-grade fatty tumors
with negligible metastatic potential and less than 10% chance of local recurrence even after positive margin excision [7, 8, 13].
But in most cases, the lumps we discover as we pet and groom our dogs are lipomas, which are benign (noncancerous) fat deposits, also known as fatty tumors
PET evaluation of fatty tumors
in the extremity: possibility of using the standardized uptake value (SUV) to differentiate benign tumors from liposarcoma.
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: classification, clinical course, imaging appearance, and treatment.
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Cases of hereditary, multiple, fatty tumors
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A What you describe sounds like lipomas, fatty tumors
that grow between the skin and muscle and usually are detected in middle age.
Its high saponin (soap) content facilitates weight loss and the dissolving of fatty tumors
Liposuction also has many valuable therapeutic applications and has been used effectively to treat medical conditions like excessive sweating and non-cosmetic fat accumulation, such as lipomas (benign fatty tumors
) and gynecomastia (enlarged, male breasts).
Another study found an increased incidence of high blood pressure, benign fatty tumors
, sensitivity to light, and depression among these veterans and miscarriages among their wives (SN: 11/19/88, p.325).
Temple, "Imaging of fatty tumors
: distinction of lipoma and well-differentiated liposarcoma," Radiology, vol.