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A Rare Location: A Giant Mesenteric Lipoma [Med J Islamic World Acad Sci]
Med J Islamic World Acad Sci. 2016; 24(1): 24-26 | DOI: 10.5505/ias.2016.09216  

A Rare Location: A Giant Mesenteric Lipoma

Mehmet Özer1, Serap Ulusoy1, Ömer Parlak2
1Department of General Surgery, Ankara Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
2Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Ankara, Turkey.

Lipomas are benign soft tissue tumors. They can rarely be mesenterically located and symptomatic. It is very important to conduct the differential diagnosis of large intra-abdominal mass lesions. Radiological imaging techniques are often used for diagnosis, but when these techniques are not sufficient or when it becomes obligatory to cure symptoms of the lesion, surgical excision should be performedThis study aimed to present a patient with complaints and symptoms of an intraabdominal giant mass lesion, the pathological diagnosis of which the revealed a giant mesenteric lipoma.

Keywords: Mesenteric lipoma, giant lipoma, abdominal mass


Mehmet Özer, Serap Ulusoy, Ömer Parlak. A Rare Location: A Giant Mesenteric Lipoma. Med J Islamic World Acad Sci. 2016; 24(1): 24-26

Corresponding Author: Ömer Parlak, Türkiye


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