Other Acquired Disorders of Subcutaneous Fat

Amy Y.‐Y. Chen, Amit Garg


This chapter addresses principally non‐inflammatory acquired disorders of subcutaneous fat with an emphasis on acquired lipodystrophy, fat hypertrophy, subcutaneous lipomatosis and lipoedema. While some of the entities discussed are very common, such as cellulite and obesity, most are much rarer. Panniculitis and genetic disorders of subcutaneous fat are addressed other chapters in the book.
Keywords lipodystrophy, lipoatrophy, lipomatosis, lipoedema, cellulite, obesity


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