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Lipoatrophia

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Lipoatrophia --> lipoatrophy

Loss of subcutaneous fat, which may be total, congenital, and associated with hepatomegaly, excessive bone growth, and insulin-resistant diabetes.

Synonym: lawrence-seip syndrome, lipoatrophia, lipoatrophic diabetes.

Origin: g. Lipos, fat, _ a-, priv. _ trophe, nourishment