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Table 1 Summary of the location and distribution of the deep-seated lipomas.

From: Ultrasound features of deep-seated lipomas

General site of involvement More specific site of involvement Frequency
Thorax (n = 14) Anterior chest wall 1
  Dorsal and scapular regions 13
Abdomen (n = 2) Anterior abdominal wall 0
  Lumbar and loin region 2
Upper limb (n = 25) Shoulder girdle 8
  Flexor compartment arm 5
  Extensor compartment arm 2
  Flexor compartment forearm 9
  Extensor compartment forearm 1
Lower limb (n = 23) Pelvic girdle 4
  Extensor compartment thigh 7
  Flexor compartment thigh 8
  Adductor compartment thigh 2
  Extensor compartment thigh 1
  Flexor compartment thigh 0
  Peroneal compartment thigh 1
Total   64