Body Silhouette and Body Fat Distribution

  • Angela Faga


Body silhouette is defined by skeleton framework, muscle masses and fat distribution All these anatomical components are genetically fixed, related to growth hormones and sex hormones, and modified by extrinsic factors such as age, physical exercise, diet, constrictive garments, way of living and general health conditions.


Fascia Superficialis Buccal Fatpad Face Trait Body Silhouette Infragluteal Fold 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Angela Faga
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  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryUniversity of PaviaPaviaItaly

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