Familial Multiple Lipomatosis

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What is the definition of Familial Multiple Lipomatosis?

Familial multiple lipomatosis (FML) is a rare condition that is characterized by multiple lipomas on the trunk and extremities. As the name suggests, FML is diagnosed when multiple lipomatosis occurs in more than one family member, often over several generations. The lipomas associated with FML are ...

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What are the alternative names for Familial Multiple Lipomatosis?

  • Multiple lipomatosis

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Latest Research

Latest Advance
  • Condition: Pelvic Lipomatosis (PL)
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Bladder-Sparing Technique
  • Number of Patients: 8
  • Published —
This study reported the experience and long-term effectiveness of a novel surgical treatment for pelvic lipomatosis (abnormal fat cell growth; PL) using a combination of pelvic fat mass extirpation and ureteral reimplantation.
Latest Advance
  • Condition: Spinal Epidural Lipomatosis
  • Journal: The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society
  • Treatment Used: Lumbar Decompression Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 288
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using lumbar decompressive surgery to treat patients with spinal epidural lipomatosis.
Latest Advance
  • Condition: Lipoedema and Dercum Disease
  • Journal: Clinical obesity
  • Treatment Used: Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 6
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using subcutaneous adipose tissue therapy to treat patients with lipoedema and Dercum disease.

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trial
  • Status: Recruiting
  • Study Type: Device
  • Participants: 60
  • Start Date: January 10, 2020
Endocrine Diabetes Screening in Patients With Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome DIABETES/ ENDOCRINE SURVEILLANCE IN SDS