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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Prevalence of fat redistribution and metabolic disorders in human immunodeficiency virus-infected children.
16) Among paediatric and adolescent patients, the most frequent reason for switching onto an ABC-containing regimen was ART toxicity and side-effects, most commonly abnormal fat redistribution.
Factors associated with mortality in the study of Fat Redistribution and Metabolic Change in HIV Infection.
You could be potentially the same weight, but fat redistribution will make your waist an inch thicker," she says.
Losses and gains-insights from the preliminary results of the Fat Redistribution and Metabolic in HIV Infection Study (FRAM).
This condition, also known as fat redistribution syndrome (FRS), consists of fat depositions, fat atrophy, or both.
The daily news stories include protease inhibitors and cardiovascular disease, sex differences in fat redistribution (including noting that lipoatrophy is much more common in people with HIV than had been expected), new T-20 information, high drug resistance in newly diagnosed people with HIV in Europe, and a number of reports on particular protease inhibitors and other antiretrovirals.
This can mean fat redistribution such as loss of fat in the face or breast enlargement.
In a cross-sectional study of 40 HIV-positive children aged 2-16 years, 18% had some degree of fat redistribution plus both hypertriglyceridemia and hypercholesterolemia (Pediatr.
HIV lipodystrophy consists of insulin resistance, hypercholesterolemia, hypertriglyceridemia, and fat redistribution.