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Moon face

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noun

The face swelling up into a rounded or moon shape, with large jowls, due to increased fat deposition laterally seen among individuals with hyperadrenocorticalism.


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It may be caused by endogenous factor such as in Cushing's disease or by exogenous factor such as the use of cortisone-like drugs (steroids) for therapy.


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