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Other Names for this Disease
- Benign symmetrical lipomatosis
- Familial symmetric lipomatosis
- Launois-Bensaude syndrome
- Madelung's disease
- Multiple symmetric lipomatosis
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Tests & Diagnosis
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Madelung disease can typically be diagnosed when the healthcare provider obtains an accurate medical history and performes a thorough physical examination. Imaging studies such as ultrasounds, CT scans or MRIs are also used.
Last updated: 6/28/2013