Lipoatrophia annularis

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Lipoatrophia annularis (also known as "Ferreira–Marques lipoatrophia") is a skin condition affecting primarily women, characterized by the loss of subcutaneous fat in the upper extremity.[1]:497[2]

It is a form of lipodystrophy.[3]

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  1. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 
  2. ^ Ferreira-Marques J. Lipoatrophia annularis. Arch Dermatol Syphilis 1953; 195: 479-91.
  3. ^ Serrano Ríos; M. Type 2. Diabetes Mellitus. Elsevier España. pp. 327–. ISBN 978-84-8086-683-5. Retrieved 18 May 2010.