lipomatosis


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lipomatosis

(lɪˌpəʊməˈtəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) a genetic disorder which manifests itself in the abnormal growth of fat
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Noun1.lipomatosis - pathology in which fat accumulates in lipomas in the body
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
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lip·o·ma·to·sis

n. lipomatosis.
1. condición causada por depósito excesivo de grasa;
2. lipomas múltiples.
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Yet failure to access the lumbar cistern can occur in a variety of clinical situations, including the development of subdural haemorrhages in the lumbar cistern, the presence of epidural lipomatosis and spinal stenosis.
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Another rare complication of chronic steroid use is epidural lipomatosis. This condition is characterized by abnormal accumulations of white fat on or outside the dura.
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Spinal epidural lipomatosis (SEL) is a pathological accumulation of fat in the epidural space of the vertebral canal.
This disorder was previously known as lipomatosis; however, lesions are not neoplastic.
Regional macrodontia and regional bony enlargement associated with congenital infiltrating lipomatosis of the face presenting as unilateral facial hyperplasia.