Giant Vulvar Lipoma in a Yong Woman

Diarra Lasseny, Dembele Bertin, Konate Karim, Toure Mk, Coulibaly M, Toure O, Diallo O, Tangara K, BengalyBTraore D
2020 SAS Journal of Surgery  
Review Article Lipomas are benign tumors developed at the expense of adipocytes. They are very rarely located at the level of the vulva. The lipoma is called "giant" when the excision piece exceeds 5cm in diameter and 1kg in weight. We report, through this observation, a rare case of giant lipoma located at the level of the vulva in a patient of 35 years evolving for three years. Doppler ultrasound found a benign tumor. The surgical excision of the tumor with his pedicle allowed seeing the fat
more » ... wed seeing the fat well encapsulated. The lipoma weighed 2000 grams and measured 22x18 cm. The histology of the operative specimen confirmed the lipoma. The postoperative course was simple with no discomfort.
doi:10.36347/sasjs.2020.v06i01.003 fatcat:5tcvjxxjxndpngpiv7jsgt64je