multiple symmetric lipomatosis

mul·ti·ple sym·met·ric lip·o·ma·to·sis

accumulation and progressive enlargement of collections of adipose tissue in the subcutaneous tissue of the head, neck, upper trunk, and upper portions of the upper extremities; seen primarily in adult males and of unknown cause.

Launois,

Pierre-Emile, French physician, 1856-1914.
Launois-Bensaude syndrome - accumulation and progressive enlargement of collections of adipose tissue in the subcutaneous tissue of the head, neck, upper trunk, and upper portions of the upper extremities. Synonym(s): multiple symmetric lipomatosis
Launois-Cléret syndrome - Synonym(s): Fröhlich syndrome

Madelung,

Otto Wilhelm, German surgeon, 1846-1926.
Madelung deformity - a distal radial ulnar subluxation due to relative deficiency of axial growth of the medial side of the distal radius. Synonym(s): carpus curvus
Madelung disease - accumulation and progressive enlargement of adipose tissue in the subcutaneous tissue of the head, neck, upper trunk, and upper portions of the upper extremities. Synonym(s): multiple symmetric lipomatosis
Madelung lipoma - fatty tumor.
Madelung neck - multiple symmetric lipomatosis confined to the neck.
Madelung subluxation - incomplete dislocation or luxation.
References in periodicals archive ?
The adipose deposits, sparing the distal extremities in this patient, were consistent with so-called multiple symmetric lipomatosis (MSL), also known as Madelung disease.
Multiple symmetric lipomatosis may be the consequence of defective noradrenergic modulation of proliferation and differentiation of brown fat cells.
Surgical treatment of multiple symmetric lipomatosis with ultrasound-assisted liposuction.

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