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encephalocraniocutaneous lipomatosis

[ ĕn-sĕf′ə-lō-krā′nē-ō-kyōō-tānē-əs ]
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n.

A rare syndrome of multiple fibrolipomas or angiofibroma of the face, scalp, and neck present at birth, sometimes with symptomatic intracranial lipomas.

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  • As Féré has shown, lipomatosis (first noticed by Cruveilhier) is an expression of stress at the period of evolution.

    Degeneracy|Eugene S. Talbot
  • As this is not, strictly speaking, a tumour, the term diffuse lipomatosis is to be preferred.

    Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
  • Diffuse lipomatosis usually begins over the nape and spreads more or less symmetrically till it completely surrounds the neck.

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