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]

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.
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Bovine lipomatosis. Veterinary Record, v.74, n.48, p.1357-1362, 1962.
In our case, magnetic resonance imaging examination of the lumbosacral spine revealed spinal stenosis secondary to epidural lipomatosis extending from L4 to S1.
Mediastinal lipomatosis is a rare complication of systemic steroids and was described by Koerner and Sun (1) in 1966 for the first time.
The final pathology was fatty fibroconnective tissue, consistent with epidural lipomatosis.
Multiple symmetric lipomatosis is synonymous with terms such as Madelung's disease, Launois-Bensaude adenolipomatosis, and benign symmetric lipomatosis, and is easily confused with a similar hereditary form.
Synovial lipomatosis is a rare benign lesion affecting synovium-lined cavities.
(28) Rarely, median nerve lipomatosis (fibrolipomatous hamartoma) is detected in the investigation of macrodystrophia lipomatosa or carpal tunnel syndrome.
Madelung disease (benign symmetric lipomatosis) is a rare disease of uncertain etiology, mainly reported in Mediterranean and eastern European populations.
Infiltrative lipomas, previously referred to as lipomatosis or well-differentiated liposarcoma, are locally aggressive tumors that infiltrate surrounding fibrous tissue, muscle, fascia, articular capsules, blood vessels, nerves, and bone.
They can be sporadic or part of an inherited disease such as familial multiple lipomatosis. It has been proposed that trauma may result in proliferation of adipose tissue due to rupture of the fibrous septa accompanied by tears of the anchorage between the skin and the deep fascia.
The primary type is rare and has been described as a form of synovial lipomatosis with hypertrophy as the cardinal feature; it is rarely considered a cause of degenerative knee joint changes.