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Symmetrical lipomatosis of the tongue-A rare cause of macroglossia: Diagnosis, surgical treatment, and literature review.
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PMID:  23288609     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Symmetrical lipomatosis of the tongue is an extremely rare condition. To date, only eight cases have been reported in the literature. We present an extremely rare case of intramuscular lipomatosis of the tongue in a 67-year-old male. The present case is unique because of its infiltrating nature and the extension of the lesion. Glossectomy was performed to reduce the size of the tongue and for diagnosis. The literature is reviewed and clinical characteristics, pathology, and surgical treatment are discussed. Laryngoscope, 2012.
Authors:
Ioannis Vasileiadis; Georgios Mastorakis; Panagiotis Ieromonachou; Ioannis Logothetis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-3
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Laryngoscope     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1531-4995     ISO Abbreviation:  Laryngoscope     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8607378     Medline TA:  Laryngoscope     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 The American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society, Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Head and Neck Surgery, Venizeleio-Pananeio General Hospital, Heraklion, Greece. j.vasileiadis@yahoo.gr.
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