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Pathological anatomy of adipose tissue1

Handbook of Physiology, Adipose Tissue

  1. C. G. Tedeschi

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp050114

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Tedeschi, C. G. 2011. Pathological anatomy of adipose tissue1. Comprehensive Physiology. 141–168.

Author Information

  1. Framingham Union Hospital, Framingham, and Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    I. Atrophy, Hypertrophy and Regeneration
  • 2
    II. Degenerative Changes and Disturbances of Metabolism
    • 2.1
      Introduction
    • 2.2
      Dietary Fat
    • 2.3
      Vitamin E Deficiency
    • 2.4
      Hypothermia
    • 2.5
      Viruses
    • 2.6
      Antibiotics
    • 2.7
      Sclerema and Subcutaneous Fat Necrosis of the Newborn
    • 2.8
      Acute Diffuse Steatonecrosis of Breast
    • 2.9
      Disseminated Focal Fat Necrosis
    • 2.10
      Pericardial Fat Necrosis
  • 3
    III. Reaction to Injury
    • 3.1
      Lipogranulomatosis
    • 3.2
      Retractile Mesenteritis
    • 3.3
      Periureteric Liposclerosis
    • 3.4
      Weber-Christian Disease
    • 3.5
      Acute Benign Nonrecurrent Panniculitis
  • 4
    IV. Lipodystrophies
  • 5
    V. Fat Embolism
    • 5.1
      Incidence and Host Susceptibility
    • 5.2
      Clinical Implications
    • 5.3
      Underlying Factors
    • 5.4
      Pathogenetic Mechanisms
  • 6
    VI. Fat Tissue New Growths
    • 6.1
      Non-neoplastic
    • 6.2
      Neoplastic
    • 6.3
      Mixed Fat Tissue Growths