Amit Shah undergoes operation for lipoma:Amit Shah undergoes minor surgery, says BJP


Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday underwent a minor surgery for lipoma on the back of his neck at a hospital in Ahmedabad, PTI reported.

The Bharatiya Janata Party said Shah was successfully operated on and was immediately discharged after the surgery at KD hospital in the city. “He was successfully operated on for lipoma on the back of the neck under local anaesthesia,” the BJP was quoted as saying by the news agency. “After this minor surgery, he was discharged.”

How do lipomas occur?

A lipoma is a slow-growing, fatty lump but the cause of lipomas isn’t fully understood. They tend to run in families and could be due to genetic factors. Lipomas can occur more frequently in people with specific medical conditions such as Gardner’s syndrome, Cowden syndrome, Madelung’s disease and adiposis dolorosa.


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