Case Report
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World J Clin Cases. Oct 16, 2022; 10(29): 10803-10810
Published online Oct 16, 2022. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v10.i29.10803
Giant bilateral scrotal lipoma with abnormal somatic fat distribution: A case report
Yu Chen, Xiu-Ning Li, Xian-Lin Yi, Yong Tang
Yu Chen, Xiu-Ning Li, Xian-Lin Yi, Yong Tang, Department of Urology, Wuming Hospital of Guangxi Medical University, Nanning 530199, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
Author contributions: Chen Y, Li XN, Yi XL are joint first authors; Chen Y, Li XN, Tang Y contributed to study design and patient surgery; Chen Y, Li XN, Yi XL, Tang Y contributed to acquisition, analysis and interpretation of data, drafting of the manuscript; all authors have read and approved the final manuscript, written consent to publication was obtained.
Supported by the "139" Plan for Cultivating High-level and Key Talents in Guangxi Medicine, No. G201903036; Key Research and Development Plan Projects of Scientific Research and Technology Development Plan in Wuming District of Nanning, No. 20180120; and National Natural Science Fund of China, No 31860289.
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Corresponding author: Yong Tang, MD, Chief Doctor, Department of Urology, Wuming hospital of Guangxi Medical University, No. 26 Yongning Road, Wuming District, Nanning City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China.
Received: July 14, 2022
Peer-review started: July 14, 2022
First decision: August 1, 2022
Revised: August 11, 2022
Accepted: September 1, 2022
Article in press: September 1, 2022
Published online: October 16, 2022
Core Tip

Core Tip: A case of giant bilateral scrotal lipoma was reported, and the literature was reviewed. A 66-year-old male with a giant scrotal mass was evaluated. Surgical treatment was performed, and scrotal lipoma were confirmed by postoperative pathological analysis. This is the heaviest bilateral scrotal lipoma in the English-language literature, and it has the longest postoperative follow-up time. More importantly, the origin of these tumours is reviewed and discussed.