lipodystrophy

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lipodystrophy

(ˌlɪpəʊˈdɪstrəfɪ)
n
1. (Pathology) any condition resulting in bodily loss or redistribution of fat tissue
2. (Medicine) any condition resulting in bodily loss or redistribution of fat tissue
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Translations

lip·o·dys·tro·phy

n. lipodistrofia, trastorno del metabolismo de las grasas;
cephalothoracic ______ cefalotorácica;
insulin ______ insulínica;
intestinal ______ intestinal.
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lipodystrophy

n lipodistrofia
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References in periodicals archive ?
The HIV-lipodystrophy syndrome is associated with fat redistribution and metabolic abnormalities, including IR.
HIV-associated lipodystrophy syndrome (HALS) is characterized by morphological changes due to the heterogenous disorders to the fatty tissue, leading to body fat redistribution, associated or not with metabolic alterations.
The change in the orbital bone structure as well as fat loss and fat redistribution along the upper and lower eyelids and loss of skin elasticity contribute to the skeletonization of the periorbital area and a "drooping" of the eyebrow.
Antiretroviral therapy, fat redistribution and hyperlipidaemia in HIV-infected children in Europe.
So, fat redistribution after weight loss might be the cause for decrease in the waist circumference and hip circumference in present study.
Like many HIV treatments, it may also cause side effects including kidney damage, fat redistribution, immune reconstitution syndrome, nausea, and headaches.
The majority of paediatric/adolescent patients (<80%) at the north-JHB clinic were switched onto an ABC-containing regimen, with 19% (39/201) being due to abnormal fat redistribution. Once-daily use of ABC has been shown to be effective in older children, thereby facilitating adherence and improving patient satisfaction; and it is therefore possible that specialist paediatricians at north-JHB might have prescribed/switched adolescents to ABC for adherence issues.
In addition, the overall findings also failed to demonstrate fat redistribution, reduction in hunger, or an improvement in well-being.
Over the long term--particularly in kids who were perinatally infected and are older now-we're beginning to see a lot more lipodystrophy or fat redistribution syndrome.
The Fat Redistribution and Metabolic Change in HIV Infection (FRAM) study involved 469 HIV-infected men and women between 33 and 45 years old being seen at 16 clinics across the United States.
"You could be potentially the same weight, but fat redistribution will make your waist an inch thicker," she says.