Helped Over 500,000 patients with 98%+ satisfaction.
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Benign Fat tumor

Resolved Question:

Hello
I have had an MRI done on a lump on my calf and the results are attached. I am now waiting on an appointment with a specialist. What is likely to be the next step. Are they likely to do a biopsy to confirm the diagnosis and am I likely to have the mass removed?



Thank you


Category: Orthopedic Surgeon

Ask Your Own Question

Category: Spine Surgeon
Dr. Mukesh Tiwari is online now

Expert:  Dr. Mukesh Tiwari replied 4 Days.

Hello,


Welcome to DoctorSpring.

I have read your query with diligence.

I have gone through report of your MRI.

It looks to be a benign tumor (Non cancerous) of fat tissue inside the muscles.

According to protocol first biopsy should be taken & if this report confirms lipoma,then this swelling /tumor can be easily removed completely. Removal of the swelling (lipoma) is optional if there is no symptoms or discomfort. You can just leave it alone and have yearly followup at your Doctor. Again this type of swelling is not dangerous or cancerous

Hope this will help you.
Please feel free to ask followup questioins.


Dr. Mukesh Tiwari
Category: Spine Surgeon
Experience: 
Fellowship - Khandaka Hospital, Jaipur
Residency - MS, Rabindranath Tagore Medical College, Udaipur, 2000
Medical School, Internship - MBBS, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, 1995
Dr. Mukesh Tiwari and 4 other Medical Specialists are ready to help you

Make informed and better medical decisions.

We believe that getting medical questions answered and getting qualified opinions from certified Doctors should be easier.



Specialists from
UK, US, Ind,
Aus & NZ


48000+ consults
in 2015


98.1% Satisfied
users


MEDNET Board,
100% Satisfaction
guarantee

How it works


  • Submit question, upload files, if any
  • Consult is assigned to a specialist
  • Doctor replies, Mean response time: 2 hours
  • Intimation by email, ask follow-ups

Recommendations based on

About DoctorSpring.com

Doctor Spring is a novel online Doctor consultation platform where you can get your medical questions answered by leading Doctors. Just Submit your question and rest assured that you will consult a Doctor easily. Once you submit the question, the Doctor from the concerned specialty will reply within hours. You can always ask more questions or add details with follow-up question options and make it an online doctor chat. You may use this service to consult a specialty or for getting medical second opinion. All paid services come with a MEDNET quality assurance and 100% money back guarantee.

DoctorSpring in News

News

Make informed and better medical decisions.

Close x


Your account has been deleted.

PS: You can unsubscribe from emails from DoctorSpring, by going to
Unsubscribe link provided in them.