Pressure-induced localized lipoatrophy
Synonyms: Lipoatrophia semicircularis | Semicircular lipoatrophy
Pressure-induced localized lipoatrophy is a rare acquired localized lipodystrophy characterized by band-like horizontal asymptomatic lipoatrophic depressions with clinically normal overlying skin usually involving the anterolateral aspect of the thighs. An identifiable history of the repeated mechanical microtrauma due to occupational or postural habits is present.
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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version February 2024
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