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Shoulder Girdle Lipomatosis

Giuliano Enzi, MD; Raffaele Carraro, MD; Pietro Alfieri, MD; Luca Busetto, MD; Maura Digito, MBS; Mara Pavan, MD; and Paolo Negrin, MD
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Current Author Addresses: Drs. Enzi, Carraro, Busetto, Digito, and Pavan: Istituto di Medicina Interna, via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy.

Dr. Alfieri: Istituto di Radiologia, via Giustiniani, 2, 35128 Padova, Italy.

Dr. Negrin: Istituto di Neurologia, via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy.

Ann Intern Med. 1992;117(9):749-750. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-117-9-749
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Several different types of lipomatosis have been described: 1) multiple symmetric lipomatosis, characterized by a symmetric formation of fatty tumors (1, 2), associated with signs of a mediastinal location (3) and neuropathy; 2) pelvic lipomatosis, characterized by fat accumulation in the pelvic cavity with vescical and ureteral displacement, compression, and occlusion (4); 3) mediastino-abdominal lipomatosis, characterized by an intrathoracic and intra-abdominal accumulation of fat, mimicking a respiratory disease and ascites (5); 4) mediastinal lipomatosis, frequently associated with longterm steroid exposure (6); 5) renal sinus and perirenal lipomatosis, characterized by a tumorlike accumulation of fat in the renal and perirenal space


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