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Madelung disease


Other Names for this Disease

  • Benign symmetrical lipomatosis
  • Familial symmetric lipomatosis
  • Launois-Bensaude syndrome
  • Madelung's disease
  • Multiple symmetric lipomatosis
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Tests & Diagnosis

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How is Madelung disease diagnosed?

Madelung disease can typically be diagnosed when the healthcare provider obtains an accurate medical history and performes a thorough physical examination. Imaging studies such as ultrasounds, CT scans or MRIs are also used.[1]
Last updated: 6/28/2013

References
  1. Alameda YA, Torres L, Perez-Mitchell C, Riera A. Madelung disease: A clinical diagnosis. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2009;


Other Names for this Disease
  • Benign symmetrical lipomatosis
  • Familial symmetric lipomatosis
  • Launois-Bensaude syndrome
  • Madelung's disease
  • Multiple symmetric lipomatosis
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.