Clin Surg | Volume 2, Issue 1 | Review Article | Open Access

Lipomas: Review and Evaluat?on of the Literature

Alper Tunga Derin* and Neslihan Yaprak

Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Akdeniz University Faculty of Medicine, Turkey

*Correspondance to: Alper Tunga Derin 

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Lipomas are one of the commonest mesenchymal tumours in adults which are slow-growing benign soft-tissue tumors. Although most lipomas are <5cm in size, giant lipomas >10cm have also been reported in different parts of the body that rarely occur in head and neck region. Infiltrating lipoma is an uncommon mesenchymal neoplasm when a patient presents with a large, rapidly progressing infiltrating lipoma of the head and neck region, the possibility of malignancy should be kept in mind.


Derin AT, Yaprak N. Lipomas: Review and Evaluat?on of the Literature. Clin Surg. 2017; 2: 1615.

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