Multiple symmetric lipomatosis

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Multiple symmetric lipomatosis

Synonyms: Cephalothoracic lipodystrophy | Familial benign cervical lipomatosis | Launois-Bensaude lipomatosis | Madelung disease

A rare subcutaneous tissue disease characterized by growth of symmetric non-encapsulated masses of adipose tissue mostly around the face and neck with variable clinical repercussions (e.g. reduced neck mobility compression of respiratory structures).

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