It constitutes the tumour generating from subcutaneous tissue, single or multiple. May
occur rather frequently, with painless course of illness. The lipoma grows slowly and
may move within the surrounding tissues. Occasionally can take large dimensions, may
penetrate into the muscles, grow into the periosteum, press the neural structures and thus
give the sense of pain resulting in the pressure, not the growth itself.
The lipoma rarely may transform into cancer (usually in case of multiple non-radical
Treatment: consists on total enucleation of the change, usually in localized infiltration