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The Reoccurrence of Lipomas

Lipomas, although generally painless and harmless can come in various sizes and at times become problematic. Located under the skins surface, a lipoma is a soft moveable lump composed of fat cells generally thought to be the result of a genetic or hereditary factor. Lipomas can grow but generally they do not develop beyond one to two centimetres in size. In the instance where lipomas are on the large size or present themselves in an unsightly cluster formation underneath the skin, surgery can be considered to remove […]

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