Section of Dermatology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, FIN-00250 Helsinki, Finland.
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- Année de parution : 2000
"Cellulite creams", intended to reduce so-called "orange peel" skin
on the buttocks and thighs, were introduced in the 1960s. This so-called
cellulite has nothing to do with the dermatological condition known as
cellulitis, which is a deep cutaneous inflammation of bacterial origin.
In Stedman's Medical Dictionary  cellulite is described as follows
"Colloquial term for deposits of fat and fibrous tissue causing dimpling
of the overlying [...]