panatrophy

panatrophy

 [pan-at´rŏ-fe]
atrophy of several parts; diffuse atrophy.

pan·at·ro·phy

(pan-at'rō-fē),
1. Atrophy of all the parts of a structure.
2. General atrophy of the body.

panatrophy

/pan·at·ro·phy/ (pan-at´rah-fe) atrophy of several parts; diffuse atrophy.

panatrophy

[panat′rəfē]
1 a general atrophy of all parts of a body or structure.
2 a rare disorder associated with atrophy of cutaneous and subcutaneous tissue, characterized by prominence of underlying body structures as all levels of skin and subcutaneous tissue are reduced in thickness.

pan·at·ro·phy

(pan-at'rŏ-fē)
1. Atrophy of all the parts of a structure.
2. General atrophy of the body.

panatrophy

atrophy of several parts; diffuse atrophy.
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To the Editor: Local panatrophy, first described by Gower in 1903 and also called panatrophy of Gowers, is an exceptionally rare disorder characterized by asymptomatic atrophy of the overlying skin as well as partial or total loss of subcutaneous tissue, and may involve the underlying muscles and bones.
Based on the clinical and pathological alterations, we considered that the present case was a variant of local panatrophy associated with pain rather than a new entity.