Macrodystrophia lipomatosa

Case contributed by Dr David Pryde

Case Discussion

Macrodystrophia lipomatosa is a rare form of localised gigantism and characterised by a marked increase of all mesenchymal elements. This is dominated by adipose tissue in a fine fibrous network involving periosteum, bone marrow, nerve sheath, muscle, and subcutaneous tissue.

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Case information

rID: 24363
Published: 10th Aug 2013
Last edited: 23rd Nov 2015
Tag: hand
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