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How can I treat panniculus?

By July 17, 2014 - 10:28pm
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My mom was diagnosed with panniculus. Is there treatment for this? Or do you have to make improvements to your lifestyle? What are some tips for treating panniculus?

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Hello Lindsay,

Panniculus is a fatty layer of subcutaneous tissue. Abdominal panniculus refers to a sheet of fat tissue that is present in the lower abdominal area.

It is not a medical condition but rather a physical finding if you will. It is often seen among obese individuals, in women following pregnancy or among people who have lost a significant amount of weight.

An operation termed a panniculectomy (a kind of abdominoplasty) is designed to remove part of this fat tissue.


July 23, 2014 - 5:43pm
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