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11 October 2020 : Case report  Jordan

Diaphragmatic Lipoma in a Woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Case Report and Literature Review

Challenging differential diagnosis, Rare disease

Khaled Z. Alawneh1ABCDEF, Liqaa A. Raffee2ABCDEF*, Khaldoon M. Alawneh3ABCDEF, Husam Alawneh4BCDEF, Abdelwahab Aleshawi4BCDEF

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.925174

Am J Case Rep 2020; 21:e925174

Table 1. Review of case studies that conducted diaphragmatic lipoma investigations.

No.AuthorAgeSexLocationTumor sizeClinical featuresTreatment modality
1Margiotta et al. []11 85FRight hemi-diaphragm20×15×15 cmIncidental (at autopsy)Observation
2Margiotta et al. []11 45MLeft pleural cavity, attached to the diaphragm15×10×10 cm (1100 g)Incidental (at autopsy)Observation
3Naomi et. al. []12 69FLeft hemi-diaphragmIncidentalSurgery
4Cheon et al. []13 4FRight hemi-diaphragm8.5×7×6 cmIntermittent dry coughSurgery
5Smahi et al. []14 54FLeft hemi-diaphragm6×3.5 cmBasithoracic painSurgery
6Sakurai et al. []15 50MBase of left hemi-diaphragmIncidentalSurgery
7Sen et al. []16 67MPosterior region of the left hemi-diaphragm5×5 cmIncidentalSurgery
8Vougiouklakisa et al. []17 39FRight hemi-diaphragm25×20×18 cm (2850 g)Incidental (at autopsy)Observation
9Oyar et al. []18 50MBilateral and symmetric diaphragmatic crus lipomasDiameter of the right: 14.7 mmDiameter of the left: 14.9 mmIncidentalObservation
10Oyar et al. []19 37FLeft diaphragmatic crusIncidentalObservation
11Ferguson and Westcott []20 69MLeft hemi-diaphragmDiameter: 8 cmIncidental (at autopsy)Observation
12Ballon and Spector []21 45FLeft hemi-diaphragm4×3×1.5 cmIncidental (at autopsy)Observation
13Shimizu et al. []22 70MLeft hemi-diaphragmIncidentalSurgery
14Aoyagi et al. []23 65MUnder left hemi-diaphragmIncidentalSurgery
15Aydin et al. []24 56FRight hemi-diaphragm, posterolateral7×5 cmChest painSurgery
16Aydin et al. []24 59MRight hemi-diaphragm, posterolateral6×5 cmChest painSurgery
17Aydin et al. []24 77FRight hemi-diaphragm, posterolateral6×4 cmChest pain and hemoptysisSurgery
18Aydin et al. []24 54MRight hemi-diaphragm, posterolateral5×5 cmCough, back pain, hemoptysisSurgery
19Aydin et al. []24 65FRight hemi-diaphragm, posterolateral8×5 cmCough, SputumSurgery
20Papachristos et al. []25 66FLeft hemi-diaphragm, posterolateral16×14.5×5.5 cmRespiratory failure with progressive dyspnea and left pleuritic chest painSurgery
21Clagett and Johnson []26 45FLeft hemi-diaphragmIncidental (at autopsy)Observation
22Clagett and Johnson []26 80FRight hemi-diaphragmDiameter: 1 cmIncidental (at autopsy)Observation
23Clagett and Johnson []26 58FRight hemi-diaphragmDiameter: 1 cmIncidental (at autopsy)Observation
24Soderlund []27 51FLeft Hemi-diaphragmDiameter: 6 cmSevere left chest painSurgery
25Pavlica []28 78MLeft hemi-diaphragmSevere chest pain with fatal rupture of diaphragm following a severe episode of vomitingResulted in death
26Clark []29 65FRightIncidentalObservation
27Soto []30 14MLeftChest painSurgery
28Weilgoni []31 57MRightIncidentalObservation
29Weilgoni []31 59FLeftIncidentalObservation
30Weilgoni []31 68FLeftIncidentalObservation
31Weilgoni []31 64FLeftIncidentalObservation
32Weilgoni []31 75MRightIncidentalObservation
33Weilgoni []31 72MRightIncidentalObservation
34Weilgoni []31 69MLeftIncidentalObservation
35Our case52FRightIncidentalObservation
F – Female; M – Male.

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American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923
American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923