Lipoma of Left Forearm – A Case Report
Keywords:Benign form, Disfigure, Forearm, Manual movement, Chhedana karma
Lipomas are the most common benign form among all types of tumors arising from soft tissues. It can occur everywhere on the body, although the majority of cases occur in the head, neck, shoulder, and back region. Those are very uncommon in the hand, especially in the forearm and fingers. Most lipomas are not painful and does not harm to people. However, it disfigures the body part. Hence, the patient wants to remove it. It is a case of 38-year-old woman presented with a lipoma of the forearm. The patient complained of no pain but she felt some difficulty during manual movement. Here, the treatment of choice is Chhedana karma (surgical excision of lipoma). As it is atypical, so awareness is imperative since the differential diagnosis from other soft-tissue tumors and from common lipoma classification involved is quite extensive.