lipomatosis


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lipomatosis

(lɪˌpəʊməˈtəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) a genetic disorder which manifests itself in the abnormal growth of fat
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Noun1.lipomatosis - pathology in which fat accumulates in lipomas in the body
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
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lip·o·ma·to·sis

n. lipomatosis.
1. condición causada por depósito excesivo de grasa;
2. lipomas múltiples.
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2) Widespread CG is seen in bladder extrophy, (2) neurogenic bladder, (11) and in association with pelvic lipomatosis.
28) Rarely, median nerve lipomatosis (fibrolipomatous hamartoma) is detected in the investigation of macrodystrophia lipomatosa or carpal tunnel syndrome.
Lipomatosis of interventricular septum and both ventricles: an extremely rare pattern.
The adipose deposits, sparing the distal extremities in this patient, were consistent with so-called multiple symmetric lipomatosis (MSL), also known as Madelung disease.
11) Differentials of fat-containing mediastinal lesions are lipoma, liposarcoma, mediastinal lipomatosis, teratoma, diaphragmatic hernias, extramedullary erythropoiesis, lipoid pneumonia, lipoblastoma and cardiac liposarcomas.
The syndrome is characterised by body habitus changes, most commonly a combination of lipoatrophy (LA) (loss of peripheral subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT), usually in the face, limbs and buttocks) and lipohypertrophy (LH) (visceral adipose tissue (VAT) accumulation, gynaecomastia and, in some cases, lipomatosis, especially in the dorsocervical area, known as a 'buffalo hump').
Mediastinal lipomatosis (ML) is a rare condition caused by excessive fat accumulation in the mediastinum (1).
Synovial lipomatosis (lipoma arborescens) affecting multiple joints in a patient with congenital short bowel syndrome.
Spinal epidural lipomatosis (SEL) is a state of pathological fatty tissue overgrowth in the vertebral canal.
10) Although there may occasionally be areas of lipomatosis of the pancreas in CP, the ducts in those areas retain at least a thin circumferential rim of fibrous stroma that separates it from the adipocytes.
One patient had anterior mediastinal widening with Hounsefeld value of -40 on CT chest suggestive of lipomatosis (Fig.
Yet failure to access the lumbar cistern can occur in a variety of clinical situations, including the development of subdural haemorrhages in the lumbar cistern, the presence of epidural lipomatosis and spinal stenosis.