Giant Pubic Lipoma in Normal Individual

Nazan Sivrioglu, Eray Copcu, Murat Sonel, Banu Aksoy


The lipomas are the most frequently encountered mesenchymal neoplasm in humans. They are usually encapsulated by thin fibrous tissue, and vary in size. We hereby report a giant fibrolipoma that was localized on mons pubis. Pubic area is one of the rare reported regions for fibrolipoma in the literature. A few cases of pubic fibrolipoma were reported in the literature and all the cases were among HIV (+) patients with lipodystrophia. Our case is not only the first pubic giant fibrolipoma but also the first case in normal individual not HIV (+) or lipodistrophic patient.

J Med Cases. 2011;2(3):113-114


Lipoma; Giant; Pubic; HIV

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