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Madelung's disease

Multiple symmetric lipomatosisLaunois-Bensaude adenolipomatosisFamilial symmetric lipomatosis
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Application of lateral tarsoconjunctival flap to correct ocular complications of Madelung's disease: A case report and literature review.
Last Updated: Dec 07, 2018

Madelung's disease is a specific type of benign symmetric lipomatosis, which is characterized by overgrowing fat distributed at the neck and shoulder. This excessive fat accumulation may occur in different regions, including vital organs, such as the larynx, trachea, or the orbits. ...

Madelung's Disease: Lipectomy or Liposuction?
Last Updated: Dec 02, 2018

Madelung's disease is a rare lipid metabolic disorder characterized by diffuse, uncapsulated lipomas in the neck, shoulder, and other areas. It mainly affects middle-aged men and is related to alcohol abuse, and the cause is not clear. Surgical treatments include lipectomy and liposuction.

Madelung's disease as a rare cause of obstructive sleep apnea.
Last Updated: Nov 17, 2009

Madelung's disease, or multiple symmetric lipomatosis, is a rare disease, characterized by accumulation of unencapsulated fat, generally located symmetrically around the neck and shoulders. Here, we present the case of a patient with diffuse lipomatosis accompanied by obstructive ...

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Madelung's Disease: Is Insobriety the Chief Cause?
Last Updated: Aug 06, 2018

Madelung's disease (MD) is a rare disease of unknown etiology that is characterized by massive fatty deposits distributed in a symmetrical pattern mainly in the head, neck, and upper trunk. Here, we sought to explore the pathogeny and treatment of MD.

A case of severe obstructive sleep apnoea in Madelung's disease treated by lateral pharyngoplasty.
Last Updated: Sep 15, 2017

Madelung's disease is a rare disorder characterised by the presence of multiple, symmetric, non-capsulated fat masses in the face, neck and other areas of upper extremities. In some cases, severe clinical complications such as upper airway compression can occur.

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