Background: Giant lipoma is a benign mesenchymal tumor of adipose tissue. It is found relatively rarely in the maxillofacial and neck region. Methods: We report a clinical case of 45-year-old patient with lipoma in the posterior neck region causing pain, functional disturbances and discomfort especially in recumbent position. Surgical removal, followed of histopathological evaluation is the treatment of choice. Conclusion: When totally removed, recurrence and complications are uncommon.
Key words: Benign soft tissue tumors, giant lipoma, lipoma of the neck, mesenchymal tumors.
Received: 15 July, 2019 Revised: 02 August 2019 Accepted: 05 August 2019
Corresponding author: Dr. Zornitsa Mihaylova, DDS, PhD; Faculty of Dental Medicine, 1 G. Sofiyski str., Sofia, Bulgaria
This article may be cited as: Mihaylova Z, Aleksiev E, Stanimirov P. Rare Case of Giant Lipoma of the Neck. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2019;7(9): 5-7.