Fat necrosis

What is Fat necrosis?

The death of adipose tissue, characterized by the formation of small (1–4 mm), dull, chalky, gray or white foci; these represent small quantities of calcium soaps formed in the affected tissue when fat is hydrolyzed into glycerol and fatty acids.

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My daughter was 1st diagnosed with a subcutaneous hemangioma on her left hip per an MRI . The 2nd diagnosis at ER was to have their radiologist...

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Fat necrosis without trauma can be due to cellulitis.
Need to rule out source of infection also find out depth and extent of the lesion . i .e....

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Hi I had a bilateral mx, followed by chemotherapy for a large lobular cancer that was not found on routine mammograms. The cancer was on the left...

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Fat necrosis is a common phenomenon after breast surgery. Many time due to neural damage neuropathic pain is also common. If the pain become...

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can this query be please answered by an oncologist

history of lscs two years back.. after that devloped ap sinus tract with no discharge in...

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Hello. It is normal

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear. I have gone through the details. So your reports are not suggestive of cancer and...

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My doctor prescribed Keflex I am not thirsty, have no appetite and feel pressure to urinate but only a few drops of urine. What Should I do?

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hi can this query be please answered by an oncologist history of lscs two years back.. after that devloped ap sinus tract with no discharge in...

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Hi All, I am Karan Bir. My mother is a breast cancer patient. A lump was identified in her breast about 9 months back. Then first she went through...

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About 2-3 weeks ago I fell and my chest hit the floor. Since I had a pain when doing certain movements. I associated the pain to a pulled...

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