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Folia Medica  2010 

Unusual Intramuscular Lipoma of Deltoid Muscle

DOI: 10.2478/v10153-010-0050-x

Keywords: deltoid lipoma, deltoid muscle, intramuscular

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Lipomas are common soft tissue tumors usually located under the skin. Nevertheless, intramuscular lipomas of deltoid muscle are unusual tumors. We present a case of 74 years old woman with an intramuscular like clepsydra lipoma of deltoid muscle. The lesion was a palpable soft mass at the lateral side of the humerus. The patient had no previous history of trauma. The main symptom was pain only in abduction and extension. Imaging, pathological findings and surgical excision are discussed.

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