Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 2019; 23 (14): 6272-6276

DOI: 10.26355/eurrev_201907_18448

Madelung’s disease and acute alcoholic hepatitis: case report and review of literature

G.A. Vassallo, A. Mirijello, C. Tarli, M.M. Rando, M. Antonelli, M. Garcovich, M.A. Zocco, l. Sestito, C. Mosoni, T. Dionisi, S. D’Addio, A. Tosoni, A. Gasbarrini, G. Addolorato

Internal Medicine Department, Barone Lombardo Hospital, Canicattì (AG), Italy. giovanni.addolorato@unicatt.it


Madelung’s disease is a rare condition characterized by symmetric growth of fatty tumors (lipomas) around the neck, shoulders, upper arms, and trunk. It often affects men with a history of alcohol abuse. Here we report a review of the literature about this disease together with the description of a patient affected by Madelung’s disease and acute alcoholic hepatitis.

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G.A. Vassallo, A. Mirijello, C. Tarli, M.M. Rando, M. Antonelli, M. Garcovich, M.A. Zocco, l. Sestito, C. Mosoni, T. Dionisi, S. D’Addio, A. Tosoni, A. Gasbarrini, G. Addolorato
Madelung’s disease and acute alcoholic hepatitis: case report and review of literature

Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci
Year: 2019
Vol. 23 - N. 14
Pages: 6272-6276
DOI: 10.26355/eurrev_201907_18448