Pseudoathletic Appearance: A Case Report in a Male (Short Report)


Multiple Symmetric Lipomatosis (MSL) is a rare condition characterized by a symmetrical pattern of massive fatty deposits. This condition predominates in males, between 30 and 60 years. In this article, the authors present a case report of a 47-year-old man that resorted to consultation to perform routine medical exams, without any complaint associated. Physical examination shows multiple bilateral swellings in the proximal region of the upper limbs and analytically presents hyperuricemia, hypertriglyceridemia, hypercholesterolemia and changes in hepatic tests. CT revealed the presence of non-encapsulated homogeneous masses of adipose tissue in the proximal region of the limbs. Currently the patient is asymptomatic, being monitoring in consultation.

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Moreira, J. , Gomes Pereira, G. , Santos, M. and Macedo, V. (2015) Pseudoathletic Appearance: A Case Report in a Male. Case Reports in Clinical Medicine, 4, 361-363. doi: 10.4236/crcm.2015.412073.

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