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Description: Lipoma risk factors may include Autosomal dominant conditions Adiposa dolorosa Benign symmetrical lipomatosis of Madelung Gardner's syndrome Lipomatosis, multiple, hereditary Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 Riley-Smith syndrome Autosomal recessive conditions Turcot syndrome Lipoma: Definition(s) via UMLS."A benign tumor composed of fat cells (ADIPOCYTES). It can be surrounded by a thin layer of connective tissue (encapsulated), or diffuse without the capsule."

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Added: Sun Mar 25 2007