Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Incidence Symptoms Evaluation Treatment Outlook Underlying Cause Anatomy

Lipoma Outlook

What to expect with lipoma:

  • Most lipomas do not cause illness or symptoms.
  • Usually, lipomas located beneath the skin are removed for cosmetic reasons.
  • Once removed, lipo0mas rarely recur.

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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Lipoma References
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