Lipomatosis


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lipomatosis

[lī‚pō·mə′tō·səs]
(medicine)
Multiple lipomas.
Obesity.

Lipomatosis

 

the excessive deposition of fat in fatty tissue (usually subcutaneous). In some cases the fat is deposited uniformly; in others, there is segmental adiposis of the upper, middle, or lower part of the body. Treatment depends both on the form of lipomatosis and on the causes.

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Multiple symmetric lipomatosis may be the consequence of defective noradrenergic modulation of proliferation and differentiation of brown fat cells.
In our case, magnetic resonance imaging examination of the lumbosacral spine revealed spinal stenosis secondary to epidural lipomatosis extending from L4 to S1.
Los adipocitos de las zonas de lipomatosis son iguales a los normales pero de un menor tamano lo que sugiere una hiperplasia celular.
7] Ethanol can decrease the activities of the beta(3)-adrenergic receptors and disturb the catalytic unit of adenylyl cyclase, which interferes with the noradrenaline induced synthesis of intracellular cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) and, therefore, leads to a defect in adrenergic-stimulated lipolysis and could cause dysfunction of fat cells in benign symmetric lipomatosis.
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Yet failure to access the lumbar cistern can occur in a variety of clinical situations, including the development of subdural haemorrhages in the lumbar cistern, the presence of epidural lipomatosis and spinal stenosis.