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Lipomatosis of the trunk and neck... And if it was alcohol? Ahead of print

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Département Universitaire de Médecine Générale
133 Route de Narbonne
31062 Toulouse cedex
France
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Multiple symmetrical lipomatosis or Madelung disease, or Launois-Bensaude syndrome or benign symmetrical lipomatosis is a rare disease. Its etiology is unknown but in a large majority of cases, it is found to be alcoholism associated.