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Mini Review - Journal of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (2023) Volume 5, Issue 2

Large Diameter Lipoma of the Large Intestine

Lipomas although they are benign, non-epithelial, adipose tissue tumors that can be observed throughout the gastrointestinal tract, they are most commonly observed in the colon. Almost all of these lipomas are submucosal, rarely of subserosal or intramucosal origin. In the literature, the incidence of colon lipoma is given as 0.2-4.4%. What makes our case different4 cm, called a 'giant lipoma'. It is above the diameter and the polyp is resected with a part of the large intestine with the preliminary diagnosis.

Author(s): Alptekin Sen

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