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Giant Lipoma of Neck: Case Report and Literature Review

Shilpa Jha, Sandeep Kumar Jha, Paromita Patra, Windeep Singh Waan

Keywords : Case report, Giant, Lipoma, Neck

Citation Information : Jha S, Jha SK, Patra P, Waan WS. Giant Lipoma of Neck: Case Report and Literature Review. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2023; 15 (3):139-140.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10003-1461

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 09-01-2024

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Lipomas are benign subcutaneous tumors arising from adipocytes. Although they are the most common tumors found in the body, their presentation in the head and neck region is relatively infrequent. Further, the most common site of presentation in the neck is the posterior part. Here we are presenting a case of a giant lipoma occupying both anterior and posterior triangles of the neck, lying deep to the sternocleidomastoid muscle with retrosternal extension.

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