lipomatosis


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ad·i·po·sis

(ad-i-pō'sis),
Excessive local or general accumulation of fat in the body.
Synonym(s): lipomatosis, liposis (1) , steatosis (1)
[adipo- + G. -osis, condition]

lipomatosis

/lip·o·ma·to·sis/ (lip″o-mah-to´sis) abnormal localized or tumorlike accumulations of fat in the tissues.
renal lipomatosis  fatty masses within the kidney.

lipomatosis

[lip′ōmətō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, lipos + oma, tumor, osis, condition
a disorder characterized by abnormal tumorlike accumulations of fat in body tissues.

ad·i·po·sis

(ad'i-pō'sis)
Excessive local or general accumulation of fat in the body.
Synonym(s): lipomatosis, liposis (1) , steatosis (1) .
[adipo- + G. -osis, condition]

lipomatosis

The condition of having many LIPOMAS.

lipomatosis

a condition characterized by abnormal localized, or tumor-like, accumulations of fat in the tissues. Large lipomatous masses occur in large numbers in the peritoneal cavity of cattle. They have importance in that they may be mistaken for calves on rectal examination. They may also cause chronic partial obstruction of the intestine with intermittent colic and indifferent appetite as the main signs. The common sites for the obstructions are the pylorus and the coiled colon. Called also massive fat necrosis.
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Surgical Treatment of Multiple Symmetric Lipomatosis With Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction.
MR allows the diagnosis of spinal epidural lipomatosis.
Se ha sugerido que una disfuncion mitocondrial sea la causante del cuadro ya que pacientes con el sindrome MERRF (Myoclonic Epilepsy with Ragged Red Fibers) presentan un cuadro de lipomatosis identico al de estos pacientes.
The diagnosis of Madelung's disease should be differentiated from multiple neck tumors, familial lipomatosis, fat pad, dolorosa adiposis and liposarcoma.
Encephalocraniocutaneous lipomatosis (ECCL): Neuroradiological findings in three patients and a new association with fibrous dysplasia.
Diagnosis of Spinal Epidural Lipomatosis (SEL) secondary to the chronic use of steroids was made and the patient underwent T5-7 laminectomy with removal of the epidural fat.
In one of our patient mediastinal widening was interpreted as mediastinal lipomatosis and later after bilateral adrenalectomy, he presented with inoperable thymic carcinoid.
CT scan, however, revealed extensive mediastinal lipomatosis, with compression but no invasion of adjacent structures.
The central fat gains are seen in abdominal enlargement, breast enlargement, symmetrical lipomatosis, and dorsocervical humps.
Abstract; Spinal epidural lipomatosis (SEDL), an abnormal localized or tumor-like accumulation of fat in the epidural space, is an infrequent complication of chronic steroid usage and an uncommon cause of spinal cord compression.
Crayton and associates reported the case of an SLE patient with epidural lipomatosis who developed a cauda equina syndrome secondary to chronic steroid use.
They can be sporadic or part of an inherited disease such as familial multiple lipomatosis.