Vol. 31 (4) 2010 Neuro endocrinology letters

The endocrine and metabolic evaluation of benign symmetrical lipomatosis: a case report and literature review.

OBJECTIVE: Benign symmetrical lipomatosis (BSL) is a rare disease characterized by the presence of multiple, symmetric and nonencapsulated fat masses. Alcoholism is observed in nearly 90% patients. However the etiology of this disease is still unclarified. BSL is very rare in Chinese people. Herein we described the endocrine and metabol.....