Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2582-0931)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 8

Madelung’s Disease and Upper Airway Involvement: A Case Report

Daniela Furno1, Giovanni Addolorato2, Gaetano Paludetti1 and Gabriella Cadoni1

1Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Gemelli, IRCSS, Rome, Italy
2Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Catholic University of Rome, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Gemelli, IRCSS, Rome, Italy

*Corresponding Author: Gabriella Cadoni, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Gemelli, IRCSS, Rome, Italy.

Received: July 01, 2020; Published: August 12, 2020

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Abstract

Madelung’s disease is a rare condition characterized by multiple and symmetrical deposits of adipose tissue concerning especially neck, shoulders, upper limbs and upper thorax. This lipomatous tissue could cause extrinsic compression or recurrent laryngeal nerve compression because of infiltration of fat [1,2].
In this case, we will describe a 66-year-old man affected by Madelung’s disease, with larynx-tracheal anatomical alteration, showed by CT scan and flexible laryngoscopy.

Keywords: Madelung’s Disease; Lipomatosis; Upper Airways; Larynx; Videorhinolaryngoscopy

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Citation

Citation: Gabriella Cadoni., et al. “Madelung’s Disease and Upper Airway Involvement: A Case Report".Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 4.9 (2020): 08-11.




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