lipoma of the transverse
colon. In the middle of the
picture a mild protrusion of the
mucosa can be seen. A buttonwhole biopsy confirms the
to the right
flexure. Smooth tumor covered
by normal mucosa.
The diagnosis was corroborated
after surgical tumor excision.
The yellowish outer appearance
suggest a lipomaa already at
lipoma belong to the frequent,
benign, submucosal tumors of
lipoma opposite the
valve of Bauhini.
At the lower edge of the photo
the submucosal tumor is visible
next to a colonic fold.
In the ascending colon a lipoma (top) is
diagnosed adjacent to a polyp (bottom).
The smooth surface and the yellow colour
allows discrimination of a lipoma from
The polyp shows an uneven surface without
blood vessels and with a typical deep red colour.|