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Macrodystropia Lipomatosa of the Foot: A Rare Case

Dr. Jyoti Tele, Dr. Nanda Patil, Dr. Shoaib Khoja

Abstract: Macrodystropia Lipomatosa is a rare type of non hereditary congenital localized or generalized gigantism of limb or digits. It may manifest from infancy to late adulthood. There is progressive enlargement due to hypertrophy of mesenchymal elements giving rise to disproportionate increase in amount of fibrofatty tissue. These patients come to hospital usually because of cosmetic reasons or symptoms due to secondary degenerative arthropathies or neurovascular compression caused by large osteophytes. Here we present a case of 18 years male affected by this rare congenital anomaly involving left second toe.

Keywords: Macrodystropia lipomatosa, second toe, non hereditory

Country: India, Subject Area: Histopathology

Pages: 369 - 372

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019

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Dr. Jyoti Tele, Dr. Nanda Patil, Dr. Shoaib Khoja, "Macrodystropia Lipomatosa of the Foot: A Rare Case", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v8i4/show_abstract.php?id=ART20196778, Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019, 369 - 372

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