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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 69  |  Issue : 7  |  Page : 31--32

Multiple Fibrolipomas of the skin

Department of Pathology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore-575001, India

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R Naik
Department of Pathology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore-575001
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A 25 year old male presented with unusual, multiple, broad-based lipofibromas on the right leg. These were soft, sessile, each measured form 1 to 2 cms and composed of loosely arranged collagen with a central core of mature adipose tissue. Even though skin tags of less than 5 mm size are usual, multiple bag-like protuberances of more than 1cms size are extremely rare. the large size and multiple numbers of lipofibromas prompted us to publish this case.

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