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Obesity from a Pathologist's Perspective Print E-mail
Written by Jena Martin | KevinMD   
Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00
 
Envision a large, loafy muffin top. Not just a central bulge or even love handles. I'm speaking of an apron of skin and fat that hangs down over many an American's lower torso and groin. Surely you've seen it - you may even have one. Its medical name is the pannus. I had never heard of a pannus in medical school and I still never hear it mentioned outside of the pathology laboratory. In fact, this article is inspired by conversations I've had with friends who know about medicine and who were nevertheless shocked to hear about the pannus.
 

Last Updated on Friday, 22 June 2018 17:22
 


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