Familial multiple lipomatosis

What is Familial multiple lipomatosis?

Familial multiple lipomatosis is a rare, benign, genetic skin disease characterized by numerous, painless, encapsulated lipomas located in the subcutaneous adipose tissue of the trunk and extremities, with relative sparing of the neck and shoulders. Association with gastroduodenal lipomatosis, brain anomalies or lipomatosis, and refractory epilepsy has been reported.

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