Benign symmetric lipomatosis: A case reportBurçe Can, İlkin Zindancı, Sibel Südoğan, Melek Koç, Zafer Türkoğlu, Mukaddes KavalaGoztepe Training and Research Hospital, Dermatology Clinic, Istanbul
Benign symmetric lipomatosis, or Launois-Bensaude syndrome is characterized by symmetric and massive fatty deposits, predominantly located in the neck and shoulders.Keywords: Benign symmetric lipomatosis, lipom, madelung disease, launois-bensaude syndrome
The disease may be asymptomatic, but in some cases, due to the grotesque disfigurement, can cause significant esthetic or psychologic problems. A 76 year old patient with a history of
subcutaneous masses arising in the arm and leg areas who showed benign symmetric lipomatosis is reported herein.
Benign simetrik lipomatozisli bir olgu sunumuBurçe Can, İlkin Zindancı, Sibel Südoğan, Melek Koç, Zafer Türkoğlu, Mukaddes KavalaGöztepe Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi Dermatoloji Kliniği, İstanbul
Anahtar Kelimeler: Benign simetrik lipomatozis, lipom, madelung hastalığı, launois-bensaude syndrome
Burçe Can, İlkin Zindancı, Sibel Südoğan, Melek Koç, Zafer Türkoğlu, Mukaddes Kavala. Benign symmetric lipomatosis: A case report. Medeniyet Med J. 2008; 23(3): 93-94
Corresponding Author: Burçe Can, Türkiye