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다발성 대칭성 지방종증: 한국인에서의 특징 및 치료

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 Multiple Symmetric Lipomatosis: Characteristics and Treatment in Korean Patients 
 전영우  ;  노태석  ;  유원민  ;  탁관철  ;  권지은  ;  김용욱 
 Journal of the Korean Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (대한성형외과학회지), Vol.34(4) : 478-483, 2007 
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 Journal of the Korean Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery  (대한성형외과학회지) 
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Purpose: Multiple symmetric lipomatosis (MSL) is a relatively rare disorder characterized by presence of multiple, symmetric, nonencapsulated fat masses in face, neck, shoulder and other areas. There has been only a few cases reported in Korea. The main purpose of this research is to examine the Korean patients to see what kinds of special characteristics occurred due to this disease and to decide the proper treatment.Methods: A total of 16 patients were evaluated retrospectively. 5 patients were treated at our hospital. The other patients were reviewed from literature. We analyzed the biological characters of patients, location of fat deposit, morphologic characters of patients, clinical evidence of neuropathy, associated metabolic disorders and treatment modality.Results: All cases were male patient. The mean age of onset was 47.43 years. All patients were moderate to heavy alcoholics. The most common location of fat deposition was posterior neck and abdomen. In neurologic exam of 9 patients, 5 patients showed muscle weakness, tremor, pain and autonomic nerve dysfunction. In metabolic studies of 9 patients, total cholesterol values were higher in 1 patient. A glucose tolerance test was abnormal in 1 patient. In treatment modality, 14 patients were treated with surgical resection, 1 patient was treated with liposuction and surgical excision, 1 patient was treated only with liposuction. Conclusion: To treat MSL patients successfully, we should concentrate not only on the removal of the fatty tissue but also on neurologic abnormities, metabolic disorders and associated diseases.
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1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (성형외과학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
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김용욱(Kim, Yong Oock) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3756-4809
노태석(Roh, Tai Suk) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8681-159X
유원민(Yoo, Won Min)
전영우(Cheon, Young Woo)
탁관철(Tark, Kwan Chul)
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