lipogranulomatosis

lipogranulomatosis

 [lip″o-gran″u-lo″mah-to´sis]
a condition of faulty lipid metabolism in which yellow nodules of lipoid material are deposited in the skin and mucosae, giving rise to granulomatous reactions.

lip·o·gran·u·lo·ma·to·sis

(lip'ō-gran'yū-lō-mă-tō'sis),
1. Presence of lipogranulomas.
2. Local inflammatory reaction to necrosis of adipose tissue.

lipogranulomatosis

/lipo·gran·u·lo·ma·to·sis/ (-gran″u-lo″mah-to´sis) a condition of faulty lipid metabolism in which yellow nodules of lipoid material are deposited in the skin and mucosae, giving rise to granulomatous reactions.

lip·o·gran·u·lo·ma·to·sis

(lip'ō-gran'yŭ-lō'mă-tō'sis)
1. Presence of lipogranulomas.
2. Local inflammatory reaction to necrosis of adipose tissue.

lipogranulomatosis

A rare metabolic disease in which the absence of an enzyme results in the accumulation of fatty material (ceramides and gangliosides) in nerve cells. This causes severe brain damage and death usually by the age of 2.

lip·o·gran·u·lo·ma·to·sis

(lip'ō-gran'yŭ-lō'mă-tō'sis)
1. Presence of lipogranulomas.
2. Local inflammatory reaction to necrosis of adipose tissue.

lipogranulomatosis

a condition of faulty lipid metabolism in which yellow nodules of lipoid material are deposited in the skin and mucosae, giving rise to granulomatous reactions.
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Therefore, these earlier signs were possibly the result of the inflammatory effects of lipogranulomatosis.
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