TITLE

Case of Severe Serous Fat Atrophy

AUTHOR(S)
Munfus, Delicia L.; Menke, David M.
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jul2009, Vol. 84 Issue 7, p570
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 21-year old man with a history of hemochromatosis and chronic heart failure. The patient appears older than stated age and has cachexia with temporal wasting. A hypocellularity and gelatinous stromal transformation, consistent with advanced serous fat atrophy was found through subsequent bone marrow biopsy. This is a rare condition that presents with weight loss and anemia.
ACCESSION #
42999315

 

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