Benign symmetric lipomatosis

Airton dos Santos Gon Lorivaldo Minelli Mauro Filgueiras Mendes About the authors

Benign symmetric lipomatosis is a rare syndrome characterized by gradual appearance of encapsulated masses of adipose tissue, affecting the upper part of the trunk, neck, and limbs. For the peculiarity of its clinical features, this condition received comparative denominations from its original authors, which are classical and still appropriate. Based on a report of a typical case of the condition, some aspects of the syndrome are exemplified, as the 'horse-collar' and the 'pseudoathletic' appearance

Lipoma; Lipomatosis; Adipose tissue

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