Noncancerous, Precancerous and Cancerous Tumors

Picture of Lipoma 2

Picture of Lipoma (2 of 2)

A lipoma is a lump of fat that grows in your body's soft tissues. Though it's classified as a tumor, it's usually harmless. They usually appear as small, soft lumps. They're typically less than 2 inches wide. Forehead lipomas, as shown here, are generally benign with no malignant potential.

Image Source: Reproduced with permission from ┬ęDermNet NZ www.dermnetnz.org 2022
Text Source: WebMD, NIH