Lipomas: Benign, but unpleasant

Lipomas are benign tumors made of fat tissue that affect about 2% of the population, mainly people 40–60 years of age. They are usually painless and are located in the upper back, shoulders, and abdomen. Medically harmless, lipomas cause distress because they are unattractive, and there is no treatment today aside from surgical removal.


RZL-012 for Dercum’s disease - Phase 2a clinical study data:

  • 50% average height reduction in lipomas – 8 out of 18 treated lipomas completely cleared
  • 70% average reduction in lipoma pain – Most subjects reported significant reduction of lipoma pain

A significant reduction in lipoma size
is shown following treatment

Day 0


Day 14

A significant reduction of lipoma’s height was observed