TITLE

Madelung's disease

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1291
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "Madelung's disease" is presented. Madelung's disease refers to symmetrical deposits of fatty tissue or lipomas on the neck, shoulders, and upper back. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21234850

 

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