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Macrodactylia fibrolipomatosis presenting as a small bowel obstruction.
South Med J 2010; 103(3):248-9SM

Abstract

A patient presented with progressive abdominal distention, discomfort, nausea, vomiting, and constipation. The patient also had congenital macrodactyly of the third, fourth, and fifth digits of the left hand. He [corrected] was diagnosed with macrodactylia fibrolipomatosis with multiple small bowel lipomas and complete small bowel obstruction. Macrodactylia fibrolipomatosis is a rare condition characterized by benign fibrofatty infiltration involving the soft tissues of the distal arm or leg with associated dactylomegaly of the associated digits. This patient had a rare presentation that included extensive small bowel lipomatosis.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA. sonya.kenkare@gmail.comNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Case Reports
Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

20134381

Citation

Kenkare, Sonya, and Bujji Ainapurapu. "Macrodactylia Fibrolipomatosis Presenting as a Small Bowel Obstruction." Southern Medical Journal, vol. 103, no. 3, 2010, pp. 248-9.
Kenkare S, Ainapurapu B. Macrodactylia fibrolipomatosis presenting as a small bowel obstruction. South Med J. 2010;103(3):248-9.
Kenkare, S., & Ainapurapu, B. (2010). Macrodactylia fibrolipomatosis presenting as a small bowel obstruction. Southern Medical Journal, 103(3), pp. 248-9. doi:10.1097/SMJ.0b013e3181ce0e36.
Kenkare S, Ainapurapu B. Macrodactylia Fibrolipomatosis Presenting as a Small Bowel Obstruction. South Med J. 2010;103(3):248-9. PubMed PMID: 20134381.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Macrodactylia fibrolipomatosis presenting as a small bowel obstruction. AU - Kenkare,Sonya, AU - Ainapurapu,Bujji, PY - 2010/2/6/entrez PY - 2010/2/6/pubmed PY - 2010/4/21/medline SP - 248 EP - 9 JF - Southern medical journal JO - South. Med. J. VL - 103 IS - 3 N2 - A patient presented with progressive abdominal distention, discomfort, nausea, vomiting, and constipation. The patient also had congenital macrodactyly of the third, fourth, and fifth digits of the left hand. He [corrected] was diagnosed with macrodactylia fibrolipomatosis with multiple small bowel lipomas and complete small bowel obstruction. Macrodactylia fibrolipomatosis is a rare condition characterized by benign fibrofatty infiltration involving the soft tissues of the distal arm or leg with associated dactylomegaly of the associated digits. This patient had a rare presentation that included extensive small bowel lipomatosis. SN - 1541-8243 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/20134381/Macrodactylia_fibrolipomatosis_presenting_as_a_small_bowel_obstruction L2 - http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SMJ.0b013e3181ce0e36 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -