Madelung’s disease and acute alcoholic hepatitis: Case report and review of literature

G. A. Vassallo, A. Mirijello, C. Tarli, M. M. Rando, M. Antonelli, M. Garcovich, M. A. Zocco, L. Sestito, C. Mosoni, T. Dionisi, S. D’Addio, A. Tosoni, A. Gasbarrini, G. Addolorato

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Abstract

– Madelung’s disease is a rare condition characterized by symmetric growth of fatty tumors (lipomas) around the neck, shoulders, upper arms, and trunk. It often affects men with a history of alcohol abuse. Here we report a review of the literature about this disease together with the description of a patient affected by Madelung’s disease and acute alcoholic hepatitis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6272-6276
Number of pages5
JournalEuropean Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
Volume23
Issue number14
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2019

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Multiple Symmetrical Lipomatosis
Alcoholic Hepatitis
Lipoma
Alcoholism
Arm
Neck
Growth

Keywords

  • Acute alcoholic hepatitis
  • Alcohol use disorder
  • Madelung’s disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology (medical)

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Madelung’s disease and acute alcoholic hepatitis : Case report and review of literature. / Vassallo, G. A.; Mirijello, A.; Tarli, C.; Rando, M. M.; Antonelli, M.; Garcovich, M.; Zocco, M. A.; Sestito, L.; Mosoni, C.; Dionisi, T.; D’Addio, S.; Tosoni, A.; Gasbarrini, A.; Addolorato, G.

In: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences, Vol. 23, No. 14, 01.01.2019, p. 6272-6276.

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