Vulvar lipoma is a rare tumor localization and only a few cases have been reported. The clinical characteristics of vulvar lipoma are well known. Significant signs and symptoms or complications are generally not observed; Vulvar Lipoma usually occurs just below the skin (subcutaneous. Lipomas are multilobular benign tumours of fat usually arising in the present a case of a large vulvar lipoma in a year old woman.

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There was no difficulty in surgery because the vular was well-encapsulated. The case reported herein is unusual, however, in that there was a large, pedunculated lipoma on the vulva that was present at birth. To exclude the possibility of malignant tumors, biopsy should be performed by surgical excision.

There was no family history of similar growths.

Vulvar lipoma: a case report.

Lipomas are the most common benign tumors of soft tissues. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. However, it is important to distinguish lipomas from liposarcomas. Liloma appear as ill-defined, well-demarcated, or pedunculated masses that are nonadherent to the overlying skin.

Both cases had no prior history of vulvar trauma or discharge from the masses. Vulbar Center Support Center. A histological examination revealed a circumscribed benign tumor composed of mature adipocytes, confirming the diagnosis of vulvar lipoma. Cut sections of the tumours showed lobulated yellow tissue without haemorrhage or necrosis.


Large lipoma of the vulva. Two cases of vulvar lipoma detected within six months in adults are presented. Get free access to newly published articles. Histologically, they must be distinguished from well differentiated lipoma-like liposarcomas by extensive tumor sampling.

J Korean Med Sci. Introduction Lipomas constitute the most common soft tissue tumors.

Large Vulvar Lipoma

The overlying skin seemed to be normal, but. She was the second child, and her mother had had a threatened abortion in her ninth week of pregnancy. A tentative diagnosis of vulvar lipoma was made in each case.

Summary Vulvar lipoma is said to be so rare that only a few cases have been reported.

Vukvar were no visible or palpable cough impulse or inguinal lymphadenopathy, and bimanual pelvic examinations were normal. Int J Gynecol Pathol. We are grateful to the women for giving consent for their case records to be published. Privacy Policy Terms of Use. Create a personal account to register for email alerts with links to free full-text articles. Although lipomas are well-known fatty tumors both clinically and pathologically, their precise etiology is unknown.

Lipoka examination revealed a single, soft, non-tender, and doughy mass in the right labium majus that measured about seven by five centimetres cm in its widest dimensions. A physical examination revealed a single soft and pasty vuvlar in her left labium majus, which could be mobilized under her skin towards her mons pubis. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.


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Our patient presented with a painless and slow-growing right vulvar mass that had evolved over one year, which had suddenly become uncomfortable when walking. Support Center Support Center. InFukamizu et al. However, conventional lipomas have been reported only rarely as presenting in the vulva.

We report a case of vulvar lipoma and discuss its clinical features, including diagnostic aspects, with emphasis on histopathological evaluation of all excised lesions. Sign in to download free article PDFs Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to your personal account.

The excised lippma measured 8. Published online Aug Tumorectomy was carried out under general anesthesia. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC.

The mass was completely removed surgically.