A calcified lipoma of the foot in a 100-year-old Italian woman

Emanuele C. Cozzani, Sanja Javor, Patrizio Odetti, Francesco Drago, Maria Nives Parodi, Fiammetta Monacelli, Aurora Parodi

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Lipomas are the most common benign soft-tissue tumors found in the body. They tend to occur in areas of abundant adipose tissue, which explains why they are rarely tound in the sole. Very few published cases of lipomas in the sole exist. When lipomas cannot be excised for histologic confirmation, ultrasonography has been shown to be a valuable assessment tool with high diagnostic capabilities. We present the case of 100-year-old patient with a long-standing plantar mass with late-stage clinical and sonographic features of a calcified lipoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)371-373
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Podiatric Medical Association
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Podiatry
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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