Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : June | Volume : 10 | Issue : 6 | Page : PD01 - PD02

‘Ubiquitous’ Tumour Elsewhere, But Uncommon in the Colon! Can We Ignore this Lesion? PD01-PD02

Gabriel Rodrigues

Dr. Gabriel Rodrigues,
Professor, Department of General Surgery, Kasturba Medical College,
Manipal University, Manipal-576104, India.

Lipoma, a benign tumour of mature fat cells, can occur anywhere in the body and hence termed ‘ubiquitous tumour’. But it rarely occurs in the colon and can present with complications and mimic malignancy. We present a case of descending colonic lipoma which led to a diagnostic dilemma.