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Troublesome Lipomata of the Upper Extremity

White, William L.; Hanna, Dwight C.

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Lipomata are generally regarded as harmless tumors occurring anywhere on the body but rarely found in the hand. This report concerns lipomata involving the upper extremity, including the hand and fingers. Four cases are reported in two of which there was disturbance of a peripheral nerve caused by compression by lipoma.

Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh

Copyright © 1962 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated
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