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Synonyms for lipoma

a tumor consisting of fatty tissue

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BioSpecifics manages the development of CCH for human lipomas and uterine fibroids, and initiates the development of CCH in new potential indications.
3, 4) To our knowledge, a UUT lipoma has never been reported.
20) With the exception of fat containing lesions such as lipomas, liposarcomas or teratomas, the majority of pericardial neoplasms cannot reliably be differentiated by tissue characterization on CMR; rather the benefit of CMR lies in accurate localization of lesions and identification of invasion of the pericardium and/or myocardium.
This was removed and histological analysis showed mature adipose tissue consistent with lipoma.
November 7, 2012 (KHARTOUM) -- Sudan's President Omer Al-Bashir checked out of a hospital in the Saudi capital Riyad on Wednesday after undergoing a "successful" surgery that removed a lipoma in his larynx, state media has reported as various rumors about his health and even death continue to abound.
7) PET imaging is useful in the scenario of the commonly encountered lipomatous lesion because it may distinguish the simple lipomas that have only minimal metabolism from those lesions that may have a higher metabolic rate such as hibernomas and malignant liposarcomas.
With color photos, illustrations of procedures, and diagrams throughout, they cover diagnosis, anatomy, wound healing, biopsy, anesthesia, surgical instruments, wound closure materials, patient preparation, basic excisional surgery, complications, risk management, and special topics like melanoma, nevi, skin cancer, cysts, Mohs surgery, and lipomas.
On May 7, 2012, BioSpecifics announced the initiation of a placebo controlled randomized Phase II clinical trial, Chien-804, to evaluate the efficacy of XIAFLEX for canines with benign subcutaneous lipomas.
Lipomas are commonly noticed in older obese females, in the trunk region and also near the top end of legs.
At initial clinical evaluation, AAM is often mistaken for more-common, superficial lesions, such as vaginal or labial cysts and lipomas, and the frequently large, bulky size and extent of the deep tissue involvement is not appreciated until radiographic imaging and surgical resection are performed.
Although the imaging appearance of dermoid tumors is characteristic, several other intracranial lesions must be considered in the differential diagnosis, such as epidermoids, teratomas, lipomas, craniopharyngiomas, and occasionally arachnoid cysts.
angiomyxomas, breast fibroadenomas, endometrial polyps, hemangiopericytomas, lipomas, pulmonary chondroid hamartomas, and salivary gland adenomas) support the notion that critical genes reside within 12q14~q15 (6).
However, the patient refused excision biopsy for histologically confirmed lipomas on the posterior chest wall.
Called lipomas, they are one of the most common forms of benign tumours that develop in dogs, comprised of fat cells which grow slowly beneath the skin surface.
Diseases include chondrosarcomas, metastatic carcinoma to bone, bone cysts, lipomas, achondroplasia, the Ehlers-Danos syndromes, Marfan syndrome, osteosclerotic disorders, Hunter's disease, clinical gout and hyperuricemia, and hypoparathyroidism.