Madelung disease: distribution of cervical fat and preoperative findings at sonography, MR, and CT.

@article{Ahuja1998MadelungDD,
  title={Madelung disease: distribution of cervical fat and preoperative findings at sonography, MR, and CT.},
  author={A T Ahuja and A. D. King and Edward S. Chan and Jacqueline Kew and Winnie Wing-Chuen Lam and Professor Ming Sun and Walter King and Constantine Metreweli},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={707-10}
}
PURPOSE Our goal was to document the distribution of excess fat in the neck and to determine the preoperative role of sonography, CT, and MR imaging in patients with Madelung disease. METHODS Eight patients with Madelung disease were examined preoperatively with sonography, CT, and MR imaging of the neck, and the extent to which each technique provided answers to the surgeons' questions--such as distribution of fat, course of the major vessels within the fat, and presence of tracheal… CONTINUE READING