Definition of Lipomatosis

1. Noun. Pathology in which fat accumulates in lipomas in the body.

Generic synonyms: Pathology

Medical Definition of Lipomatosis

1. A condition characterised by abnormal localised, or tumour-like, accumulations of fat in the tissues. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lipomatosis

lipoma annulare colli
lipoma arborescens
lipoma capsulare
lipoma cavernosum
lipoma fibrosum
lipoma myxomatodes
lipoma ossificans
lipoma petrificans
lipoma sarcomatodes
lipomatosis (current term)
lipomatosis neurotica
lipomatous hypertrophy
lipomatous infiltration
lipomatous polyp
lipomelanic reticulosis

Literary usage of Lipomatosis

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1. Diseases of the Liver, Pancreas and Suprarenal Capsules by Reginald Heber Fitz, Leopold Oser, Frederick A. Packard (1903)
"lipomatosis is frequently combined with the formation of concretions. ... In the section on Pancreas and Diabetes several cases of lipomatosis are mentioned ..."

2. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"lipomatosis Certain cases of Dercum's disease, according to Lyon (Arch. Int. Med., volume 6, pp. ..."

3. Differential Diagnosis of Internal Diseases by Milton Howard Fussell (1916)
"lipomatosis Certain cases of Dercum's disease, according to Lyon (Arch. Int. Med., volume 6, pp. 28-120) may be divided into: 1. Adiposis dolorosa. ..."

4. Text-book of General Pathology and Pathological Anatomy by Richard Thoma (1896)
"Fatty Infiltration and lipomatosis Fatty degeneration is a disintegration of the tissue elements in which fat, in the form of fat droplets, is separated out ..."

5. General Pathology by Ernst Ziegler (1908)
"In stich cases the cause of the lipomatosis must be sought in an inability on ... In general lipomatosis the deposit of fat takes place first in the normal ..."

6. Clinical Journal (1902)
"In the ordinary diffuse lipomatosis there is no pain with the fatness, ... But the amount of lipomatosis in these patients does not approach that in the ..."

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