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Discussion in 'Spot Diagnosis' started by J.P.C. Peper, Jun 9, 2012.

  1. J.P.C. Peper

    J.P.C. Peper Bronze Member

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    What's your diagnosis?

    I'll post the correct answer in a day or three!

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    Giant lipoma of posterior neck with bleeding decubitus ulcer
     

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    Correct answer:

    Yes, it's a giant lipoma.

    Lipoma's are most commonly found on the back or the posterior part of the neck. Women are more often affected, but lipomas hardly ever become malignant. In this case, the tumor is exceptionally large and a necrotic ulcer is present.
     

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