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November 1978

Mobile Encapsulated LipomasFormerly Called Encapsulated Angiolipomas

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, Oklahoma City Clinic, and the Department of Dermatology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City.

Arch Dermatol. 1978;114(11):1684-1686. doi:10.1001/archderm.1978.01640230058016

• Lipomas with true capsules are rare. Those that move about, cause pain, and show no permanent attachment to a blood supply deserve special consideration. In this report of two cases, I have designated this entity "mobile encapsulated lipoma."

(Arch Dermatol 114:1684-1686, 1978)