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Giant lipoma of hand: a case report

  • P.  InaparthyEmail author
  • G. W. Southgate
Case Report

Abstract

Lipomas are one of the commonest benign soft tissue tumors but occurrence in hands is rare. They can cause mechanical dysfunction, pain and altered sensibility in hand. Complete resection may not be required.

Keywords

Lipoma Hand 

Lipome géant de la main

Résumé

Les lipomes constituent une des lésions bénignes les plus communes, mais leur développement au niveau des mains est exceptionnel. Ils peuvent entraîner des troubles fonctionnels, des douleurs et des altérations sensitives. La résection complète doit être la règle.

Mots clés

Lipome Main 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hinchingbrooke hospitalHuntingdonUK
  2. 2.Barming, MaidstoneUK

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