Conditions and Diseases: Nutrition and Metabolism Disorders: Madelung's Disease
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Madelung's Disease: Benign Symmetric Lipomatosis
Madelung's disease or Benign Symmetric Lipomatosis is a "sight diagnosis." Only a doctor knowledgeable about the disease can diagnose it.
Discusses the use of liposuction in the palliative treatment of Madelung's Disease. The tumescent method is the safest method found to date.
OMIM Entry 151800
Describes the form of Multiple Symmetric Lipomatosis (MSL) characterized by a collar of fat around the neck. The article suggests the cause to be a mitochondrial abnormality.
Pathology Teaching Slide - Soft Tissue Pathology
The first dozen or so entries are images of Madelung's Disease, taken with various scanning techniques.
Lipomatosi di Launois-Bensaude (MSL)
A site, in both Italian and English, providing a historical perspective of Madelung's Disease.
About Madelung's Disease
Description of the disease with links to relevant sites, genetic information, and the author's personal story.
NORD: Madelung's Disease
The National Organization for Rare Disorders briefly describes this rare disorder (also known as Multiple Symmetrical Lipomatosis, Benign Symmetric Lipomatosis or Lanois-Bensaude Syndrome) and lists further reference information.
multiple symmetric lipomatosis from On-line Medical Dictionary
A definition of multiple symmetric lipomatosis
NEJM -- Madelung's Disease: Inherited from an Ancient Mediterranean Population?
Images in Clinical Medicine from The New England Journal of Medicine -- Madelung's Disease: Inherited from an Ancient Mediterranean Population? Only the first part of the article is displayed. You will have to purchase the article if you want to see it.
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