Lipomas

Learn about these benign fatty tumors and treatment options.

If you have a benign fatty tumor called a lipoma, you may worry this tumor is a form of cancer. The good news is lipomas are not cancerous. However, they are similar to a type of cancerous tumor. That’s why it’s important to see a doctor to make sure there’s no cause for alarm.

Our dermatologists have years of experience treating lipomas and other common skin conditions. We’ll make sure you have the facts about your lipoma and the treatment options we offer.

Frequently asked questions about lipomas

Henry Ford Dermatology has answers to your questions about lipomas.

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