A lipoma causing separation of toes in the second web space of the foot
Rahmi Can Akgün1, Esra Circi2, Hüseyin Demirörs1, İsmail Cengiz Tuncay1
1Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Medicine Faculty of Başkent University, Ankara, Turkey
2Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Sarkisla State Hospital, Sivas, Turkey
Keywords: Benign tumor; difficulty of shoe wearing; forefoot; lipoma; second web space.
Lipomas are common and benign soft tissue neoplasms which are composed of fat cells. These tumors often develop where adipose tissue is present; however, they can be rarely found in the foot. In this article, we present a 55-year-old male case with a lipoma leading to separating toes in the second web space of the foot and mechanical discomfort.