Steroid facies

Definition

noun

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


Supplement

It may be caused by exogenous factor such as the use of cortisone-like drugs (steroids) for therapy.


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