Are adult patients with multiple skin lipomas at risk for other serious medical conditions?

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Are adult patients with multiple skin lipomas at risk for other serious medical conditions?

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Title: Are adult patients with multiple skin lipomas at risk for other serious medical conditions?
Author: Bah, Elizabeth; Lameh, Rahele; Wilder, Laura
Keywords: multiple symmetric lipomatosis
fatty growth
Date: 2011-12
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Evidence Based Practice 14(12): 06.
Series/Report no.: Help Desk Answers
Abstract: No evidence suggests that otherwise normal adult patients with multiple lipomas (>10) have increased health risks. However, several uncommon but serious syndromes are associated with multiple lipomas and some of these syndromes are associated with increased morbidity and mortality.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/12337

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