Lipohypertrophy

What is Lipohypertrophy?

Lipohypertrophy meaning Synonym(s): HyperadiposityAbnormal accumulation of fat, particularly within the abdominal cavity, the upper back (buffalo hump), and subcutaneous tissue (peripheral lipomatosis). Use of some antiretroviral (ARV) drugs may cause lipohypertrophy. Related Term(s): Lipodystrophy Syndrome

 

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