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Neuropathy in multiple symmetric lipomatosis: Madelung's disease.
Malignant degeneration in Madelung's disease (benign symmetric lipomatosis of the neck): case report.
Combining his medical history, physical examination, CT scan and pathological tests, the diagnosis of Madelung's disease was made after consulting a surgeon.
The concurrence of alcoholism and Madelung's disease has been widely reported.
Triantafyllou and colleagues [13] reported two cases of co-occurring alcohol intoxication and Madelung's disease that had sensorimotor polyneuropathy with proximal predominance and neuropathic skin lesions; head CT showed decreased brain volume and psychological tests found that they had impaired memory, attention, cognition, logical thinking, and executive functioning.