Case Report
Volume 11 Issue 2 - 2022
Childhood Giant Omental Lipoma - Report of a Case and Review of the Literature
Budușan Anca1,2*, Cocian Alexandru2 and Gocan Horațiu1,2
1University of Medicine and Pharmacy, “Iuliu Hatieganu”, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
2Emergency Clinical Children’s Hospital, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
*Corresponding Author: Budușan Anca, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, “Iuliu Hatieganu”, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
Received: December 28, 2021; Published: January 28, 2022


Mesenteric lipomas are benign tumors of fat tissue. Although very uncommon during childhood, they can be either asymptomatic or producing digestive obstruction. In this case study we present a 2,6 year old girl with a huge mesenteric lipoma admitted in our clinic with unspecific symptoms. She underwent surgical resection without bowel resection, with good outcome. We also present a brief discussion about different abdominal tumors presenting at the same age.

Keywords: Mesenteric Lipomas; Fat Tissue; Abdominal Tumors


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Citation: Budușan Anca., et al. “Childhood Giant Omental Lipoma - Report of a Case and Review of the Literature”. EC Paediatrics 11.2 (2022): 48-56.

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