Madelung’s Disease/ Launois-Bensaude Syndrome

Information from GARD, Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center

References

  • Madelung's Disease. NORD. April 1, 2005; http://www.rarediseases.org/rare-disease-information/rare-diseases/byID/778/viewAbstract.
  • Ramos S, Pinheiro S, Diogo C, Cabral L, Cruzeiro C. Madelung Disease. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 2009;
  • Marie-Christine Vantyghem. Familial symmetric lipomatosis. Orphanet. October 2006; http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=2398. Accessed 6/28/2013.

Other Names for this Disease

  • Benign symmetrical lipomatosis
  • Familial symmetric lipomatosis
  • Launois-Bensaude syndrome
  • Madelung's disease
  • Multiple symmetric lipomatosis

Books

Some books that discuss Madelung's can be found here www.lipedema.org/books-and-papers/ 

Articles on the internet:

  1. http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1003531
  2. http://www.hindawi.com/crim/orthopedics/2012/180506/    (This has a long list of references at the end of the article!)
  3. http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/media/files/2400/Multiple-Symmetric-Lipomatosis.pdf   (Longer list of references)
  4. http://journals.lww.com/annalsplasticsurgery/fulltext/2001/01000/madelung_s_disease__case_report_and_discussion_of.8.aspx  (Another long list)
  5. http://www.ajnr.org/content/19/4/707.full.pdf
  6. http://radiopaedia.org/articles/madelung-disease
  7. http://www.rightdiagnosis.com/m/madelungs_disease/  (Patient friendly wording)
  8. http://www.diseaseinfosearch.org/Launois-Bensaude+adenolipomatosis/4408
  9. http://www.nature.com/ijo/journal/v26/n2/full/0801867a.html  (longitudinal study paper)