Lipomatosis and lipodystrophies

23 December 2016, by RODA A. & TRAVASSOS A.R.


The term lipomatosis includes a variety of tumours that develop from adipose tissue. These tumours can be divided into encapsulated and non-encapsulated forms [1]. In addition, we will also discuss lipodystrophies, a group of diseases characterized by a selective fat loss, which may be associated with secondary fat redistribution [2].

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