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Multiple lipomas.
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the excessive deposition of fat in fatty tissue (usually subcutaneous). In some cases the fat is deposited uniformly; in others, there is segmental adiposis of the upper, middle, or lower part of the body. Treatment depends both on the form of lipomatosis and on the causes.

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