10 years recurrence of an oral intramuscular lipoma: case report

Bruna Fonseca Wastner, Mariela Veronese, Juliana Lucena Schussel, William Phillip Pereira da Silva, Juliana Elizabeth Jung, Laurindo Moacir Sassi


Intramuscular lipomas are a variant of benign lipomas that emerge inside skeletal muscle fibres at different locations and present a high recurrence rate, when not properly treated. We report a case of an oral intramuscular lipoma in 61 years old female patient that recurred 10 years after the first surgery. The authors discuss the need for a more aggressive surgical approach and highlight the importance of long-term follow-up.

Descriptors: Lipoma; Mouth Neoplasms; Mouth.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21270/archi.v6i9.2231

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