Vol. 99  No. May 2006

A Case of Benign Symmetrical Lipomatosis

Makoto Miyamoto, Singo Kakimoto and Tosiya Inoue 
(Osaka Prefecture Saiseikai Noe Hospital)
Motoki Nagata and Toshio Yamashita
(Kansai Medical University)

    Benign symmetrical lipomatosis is a rare condition characterized by symmetrical deposition of adipose tissue in the neck,sholder,and arm area.
About 200 cases have been reported in the medical literature,primarily from Europe. A 54-year-old man presented with masses in the neck,shoulders and arms. He underwent surgical treatment based on cosmetic reasons. Histopathologically,subcutaneous tumors were composed of mature adipose tissue. We report this case with a review as the literature.

Key words: benign symmetrical lipomatosis, surgical treatment, mature adipose tissue

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