abdominal apron

abdominal apron

A layer of fat covered by skin on the anterior abdominal wall of obese and formerly obese patients, which, when it hangs over folds of skin, can form a site for fungal growth.
 
Management
Panniculectomy.
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She used to have to sleep with the fatty mass - known as an abdominal apron - resting beside her bed on a table.