- In a new Instagram video , Dr. Pimple Popper removes a lipoma latched on to a patients back.
- The ball of fatty tissue is stuck to the patient, causing Dr. Lee to pull firmly with her hands to extract the growth.
- Lipomas are benign tumors made up of fat tissue that commonly grow on the upper back.
In a new Instagram video , Dr. Pimple Popper aka dermatologist and TLC host Dr. Sandra Lee, MD plays tug-of-war with a lipoma latched on to a patients back. The patient, who has had MRIs done on the growth before, says she could never could find someone to handle it. The lipoma only meets its match when battling Dr. Lee in a brutal removal.
In the video, Dr. Pimple Popper makes a large incision on the patients back to get to the sizable latched lipoma. Dr. Lee then pulls firmly at the growth, getting in her daily work out at the same time. Dont worry, as always the patient is numbed for the extractionbut she has to be sore the next day.
During the procedure, you can see the mass jiggle like jello while the patient laughs and as Dr. Lee pulls firmly. Its truly a sight to behold.
According to The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, lipomas are benign tumor made up of fat tissue. The growths are usually painless and commonly grow on the upper back area, as with this patient.
The feeling of being freetheres nothing like it! Dr. Lee captioned the video. Tag someone who needs to feel this feeling. If you hate your friends, consider tagging them.
Watch Dr. Lee battle the lipoma in the video below: