Lipoma: Lumps in the upper arm? - Deepstash
Joining A New Team

Learn more about personaldevelopment with this collection

How to establish a positive team culture

How to collaborate effectively

How to build trust with a new team

Lipoma: Lumps in the upper arm?

Lipoma is a word that means, "fatty tumor," but, it's Not a Cancer. Its just growth of fat between the muscle layer & the skin above it.

Exact cause is not known. The condition does run in families & is associated with other unusual syndromes.

*Lipomas most often appear after age 40.

Symptoms-

Soft, easily moveable lump beneath the skin, about two inches across.

A lipoma is painless unless, its irritating the nerves around

Mostly found on- back, neck,abdomen, sometimes arms & upper legs

Treatment-

  • Usually not necessary
  • Interfering other structures, can be removed via surgery or liposuction

4

89 reads

MORE IDEAS ON THIS

CURATED FROM

CURATED BY

vaidehi_w

πŸ“Œ Indian πŸ“ŒAspiring Physiotherapist πŸ“ŒPublished Writer

Read & Learn

20x Faster

without
deepstash

with
deepstash

with

deepstash

Access to 200,000+ ideas

β€”

Access to the mobile app

β€”

Unlimited idea saving & library

β€”

β€”

Unlimited history

β€”

β€”

Unlimited listening to ideas

β€”

β€”

Downloading & offline access

β€”

β€”

Personalized recommendations

β€”

β€”

Supercharge your mind with one idea per day

Enter your email and spend 1 minute every day to learn something new.

Email

I agree to receive email updates