lipoatrophy

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lipoatrophy

 [lip″o-at´ro-fe]
1. atrophy of subcutaneous fat.
insulin lipoatrophy lipoatrophy in the subcutaneous tissues because of repeated injection of insulin at the same site.
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lip·o·at·ro·phy

(lip-ō-at'rō-fē),
Loss of subcutaneous fat, which may be total, congenital, and associated with hepatomegaly, excessive bone growth, and insulin-resistant diabetes.
[G. lipos, fat, + a-, priv. + trophē, nourishment]
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lip·o·at·ro·phy

(lip'ō-at'rŏ-fē)
Loss of subcutaneous fat, which may be total, congenital, and associated with hepatomegaly, excessive bone growth, and diabetes.
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lipoatrophy

Local shrinkage and loss of the fat under the skin often caused by repeated injections of insulin into the same area in diabetics.
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Lawrence,

Robert D., English physician, 1912-1964.
Lawrence-Seip syndrome - loss of subcutaneous fat associated with hepatomegaly, excessive bone growth, and insulin-resistant diabetes. Synonym(s): lipoatrophy
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lip·o·at·ro·phy

(lip'ō-at'rŏ-fē)
Loss of subcutaneous fat, which may be total, congenital, and associated with various disorders.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
Acromegaly, Lawrence-Seip syndrome, gonadal dysgenesis, Klinefelter syndrome, Turner syndrome, and Prader-Willi syndrome are among those conditions that can contribute.