lipodystrophy


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lipodystrophy

[‚lip·ə′dis·trə·fē]
(medicine)
A disturbance of fat metabolism in which the subcutaneous fat disappears over some regions of the body, but is unaffected in others.
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To counteract that, GLAD built a coalition of medical, legal, and community supporters and made a scrapbook profiling people living with lipodystrophy.
In lipodystrophy group, 56% of patients had a previous diagnosis of metabolic syndrome (56%) versus only 27% in the group without lipodystrophy (p < 0.
A review of the Lipodystrophy products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources
The predictive value of changes in adipocytokine levels for adipose tissue redistribution and other connected metabolic disturbances should be evaluated in future studies to eventually enhance our understanding of the complex relations between HIV infection per se, drug-associated toxic effects, host genetic predisposition and several other factors participating and generating lipodystrophy and a subsequent development of the HIV metabolic syndrome.
2]peak, and lipodystrophy might increase even more the risk of met-syn and other health complications.
Sequencing of the reannotated LMNB2 gene reveals novel mutations in patients with acquired partial lipodystrophy.
Lipodystrophy causes fat calls beneath the skin to vanish, leaving it wrinkled and making both mother and daughter appear much older than they actually are.
Tracey was diagnosed as a child with lipodystrophy, and Zara suffers from the same.
The lipodystrophy syndrome is a well-recognised phenomenon in HIV-1-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART).
Zara, Jolene and Tracey, 41, have lipodystrophy, which decays bones and destroys fatty tissue beneath the surface of the skin, causing premature ageing.
Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas have identified a gene responsible for a rare disease that causes severe joint stiffness, muscle loss, anemia, and panniculitis-induced lipodystrophy, or JMP syndrome.
PINKSHEETS: MEDS) on July 8 announced publication of a peer-reviewed article describing a previously unreported link between metabolic syndrome, lipodystrophy, and aging.