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Lipoma - Wikipedia


A lipoma is a benign tumor composed of adipose tissue (body fat). It is the most common benign form of soft tissue tumor. Lipomas are soft to the touch, usually movable, and are generally painless. ...

Lipoma (Skin Lumps): Causes, Diagnosis and Treatments - Healthline


Mar 8, 2016 ... A lipoma is a harmless deposit of fat under the skin that's typically found on the ... They're classified as benign growths, or tumors, of fatty tissue.

Benign Tumors: Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis - Healthline


Aug 4, 2016 ... The exact cause of a benign tumor is often unknown. It develops ... They are usually soft and round, and can be moved slightly under the skin.

Cysts, Lumps and Bumps: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments - WebMD


Sep 2, 2016 ... There are a number of skin conditions that cause lumps and bumps to appear. ... They feel like large peas under the surface of the skin. Cysts ...

Lipoma | Health | Patient


A lipoma is a non-cancerous (benign) fatty lump that usually causes no symptoms or ... ones, as they look and feel like soft, dome-shaped lumps under the skin.

Lumps | Health | Patient


The possible causes of a lump depend on which part ... These look like small smooth lumps under the surface of your skin. ... A lipoma is a benign fatty lump that usually causes ...

Benign ear cyst or tumor: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia


May 25, 2016 ... Read our article and learn more on MedlinePlus: Benign ear cyst or ... oil gland opening has become blocked and a cyst forms under the skin.

pilomatricoma - Genetics Home Reference


A pilomatricoma feels like a small, hard lump under the skin. ... Unlike the benign form, the malignant version of this tumor (known as a pilomatrix carcinoma) ...

When to Worry About Breast Lumps | Everyday Health


Dec 5, 2011 ... Lumps in breast are benign, but all breast lumps need to be evaluated by a health professional. ... What causes benign breast lumps? ... It is movable under the skin, round and hard like a marble, and may be diagnosed by ...