Colonic Lipoma

colonic lipoma

Gastrointestinal lipomas are not common, and are most frequently seen in the colon. Most of these are right sided (as in this case) and submucosal (90%) – and these can become polypoid.

Malignancy is exceedingly rare, and usually these are asymptomatic. The leading complication is here.


Credit: Dr Frank Gaillard