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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In individuals who have body fat redistribution, the use of easy access methods for clinical practice which measure body fat is paramount for these individuals to be evaluated quickly and the nutritional diagnosis to be established as soon as possible [11].
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. This highlights the toxicity of NRTIs, particularly d4T, didanosine (ddI) and zidovudine (AZT), even in children.
Factors associated with mortality in the study of Fat Redistribution and Metabolic Change in HIV Infection.
Losses and gains-insights from the preliminary results of the Fat Redistribution and Metabolic in HIV Infection Study (FRAM).
One side effect of her HIV reeds is fat redistribution in unsightly places.
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. This syndrome confers increased risks of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
Some of the more frequent side effects experienced by patients receiving PIs include: dyslipidemia, diarrhea, and fat redistribution. The dyslipidemia observed is usually evident by an increase in cholesterol and triglyceride levels.