lipoatrophy

noun
li·​po·​at·​ro·​phy | \ˌlip-ō-ˈa-trə-fē \
plural lipoatrophies

Medical Definition of lipoatrophy 

: loss of subcutaneous fat (such as that occurring from subcutaneous injections especially of insulin or corticosteroids or from long-term use of protease inhibitors in the treatment of HIV)

Note: Lipoatrophy may be localized to a single part of the body (as the face, arms, or legs) or may be more generalized affecting most of the body.

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