Primary Scrotal Lipoma: A Case Report

Author(s): Mustapha Rkik, Adnan Ettanji, Mayele Modeste, Adil Kbiro, Mohammed dakir, Adil Debbagh, Aboutaeib Rachid

Lipomas are benign mesenchymal tumours that are rarely seen in the scrotum. Few cases of primary scrotal lipomas originating from the scrotal wall have been reported in the literature. They can mimic common affections such as an inguinoscrotal hernia, hydrocele or a testicular tumour. We describe the case of a giant primary intrascrotal lipoma presenting as scrotal swelling and discomfort. Findings from scrotal magnetic resonance imaging were highly suspicious for lipoma. The mass was completely excised and histological examination confirmed the diagnosis of lipoma. One-year follow-up revealed no local relapse.

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