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Volume 16, Number 5—May 2010

Dispatch

Adenovirus 36 DNA in Adipose Tissue of Patient with Unusual Visceral Obesity

Behrouz Salehian, Stephen J. Forman, Fouad R. Kandeel, Denise E. Bruner, Jia He, and Richard L. AtkinsonComments to Author 
Author affiliations: City of Hope and Beckman Research Institute, Duarte, California, USA (B. Salehian, S.J. Forman, F.R. Kandeel); Denise Bruner and Associates, Arlington, Virginia, USA (D.E. Bruner); Obetech Obesity Research Center, Richmond, Virginia, USA (J. He, R.L. Atkinson)

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Figure 1

Computed tomography scans of the patient, showing marked visceral adipose tissue in the abdomen (A) and thorax (B). Diffuse intrabadominal, retroperitoneal lipomatosis, and herniation of the mediastinum can be seen through the esophageal hiatus. Intrapericardial adipose infiltration and adipose tissue bilaterally are seen within the pleura.

Figure 1. Computed tomography scans of the patient, showing marked visceral adipose tissue in the abdomen (A) and thorax (B). Diffuse intrabadominal, retroperitoneal lipomatosis, and herniation of the mediastinum can be seen through the esophageal hiatus. Intrapericardial adipose infiltration and adipose tissue bilaterally are seen within the pleura.

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