Fatty infiltration


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(Med.) a condition in which there is an excessive accumulation of fat in an organ, without destruction of any essential parts of the latter.
(Med.) See under Fatty.

See also: Fatty, Infiltration

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Degrees and distribution patterns of fatty infiltration and edema in gluteus maximus and thigh muscles were compared.
Characteristic findings include thinning of the RVOT, free wall subepicardial fatty infiltration, fat in the moderator band, trabeculae, and ventricular septum.
Liver has been described to have four sonographic grades with grade 0 depicting normal hepatic echogenicity while grade 1, 2 and 3 representing increasing fatty infiltration resulting in obscured margins of intrahepatic vasculature and the diaphragmatic outline9.
2011; Le, Wu, Lam, & Murrell, 2014), fatty infiltration (Cho & Rhee, 2009; Chung, Kim, Kim, Kim, & Oh, 2013), the extent of tendon retraction (Charousset, Bella'fche, Kalra, & Petrover, 2010; Meyer, Wieser, Farshad, & Gerber, 2012) and the quality of bone stock (Chung, Oh, Gong, Kim, & Kim, 2011).
Diffuse fatty infiltration of the thyroid tissue on gross inspection is called diffuse lipomatosis of thyroid.
The status of hypercholesterolemia was successfully developed in our animal model based on serum lipid profile and evidence of fatty infiltration via AST, ALT and LDH levels.
Fatty infiltration of the rotator cuff musculature is an important complication of full thickness tendon tears.
Biopsy of the liver is the most reliable method for accurate estimation of the degree of fatty infiltration.
Lipoma arborescens is a rare, intraarticular lipoma-like lesion characterized by fatty infiltration of the subsynovial tissue.
Autopsy studies have demonstrated that more than 50% of patients have fatty infiltration of the right ventricle, particularly in the settings of old age, morbid obesity, alcohol use, and inherited myopathy.
Recent findings on computed tomography (CT) were also consistent with Sjogren syndrome; CT demonstrated bilateral enlargement of the parotid glands with fatty infiltration, as well as a mottled pattern of increased enhancement of the parotid and submandibular glands consistent with parotitis.