A lipoma is a clear commencement of the body fat (adipose tissue). It is also referred to the soft tissue tumor and are also soft to the touch. While they are painless, they are usually easy to remove. Most of the lipomas are small, however, they can grow to more than six centimeters. They are common in adults between the age of 35 to 50 years. However, children and young adults can have these lipomas. While other sources say that the cause of this disease is not yet known, others document that it resulted from malignant transformation.
At Coastal Dermatology and Plastic Surgery, we specialize in multiple medical dermatology treatments, including lipoma removal. Contact us today to learn more!
Although lipomas are typically harmless, many men and women choose to have them removed for aesthetic reasons. Our doctors specialize in the removal of lipomas and have removed thousands upon thousands of lipomas here at our practice. During the procedure, our doctors will create a small incision to remove them and close the incision with a cosmetic closure to help minimize scarring and ensure patient happiness and satisfaction with the results.
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