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Case Reports in Otolaryngology
Volume 2016, Article ID 2061649, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/2061649
Case Report

Symmetric Lipomatosis Arising in the Tongue Presenting as Macroglossia and Articulatory Disorder

1Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Ebina General Hospital, 1320 Kawaraguchi, Ebina, Kanagawa 243-0433, Japan
2Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Oral Restitution, Division of Oral Health Sciences, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
3Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, General Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
4Division of Diagnostic Pathology, Ebina General Hospital, Ebina, Japan

Received 3 April 2016; Accepted 23 May 2016

Academic Editor: Hsing-Won Wang

Copyright © 2016 Masanori Kudoh et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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