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
Translations

lip·o·dys·tro·phy

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

lipodystrophy

n lipodistrofia
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(NASDAQ: IONS), announced today topline results from the BROADEN study in patients with familial partial lipodystrophy (FPL).
Women suffering from lipodystrophy most often avoid public places like pools and gyms, where affected body parts are uncovered [9].
"Having lipodystrophy makes me unique and special," said Shaun.
Novelion Therapeutics interim chief executive officer and chief operating officer, Jeff Hackman, said, 'The approval of MYALEPTA in the EU is a significant advancement for patients with generalised and partial lipodystrophy and a significant milestone for our company.
Effects of rosiglitazone and metformin on postprandial paraoxonase-1 and monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients with lipodystrophy. Eur J Pharmacol 2006;544:104-10.
Seipin-Related Diseases: Lipodystrophy and Seipinopathy
Near-absence loss of body fat is observed in those with acquired generalized lipodystrophy (AGL).
Congenital generalized lipodystrophy (CGL), first described by Berardinelli in 1954 (1), is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by near-complete absence of adipose tissue at birth (2,3).
As Tanzania scales up HAART to all HIV-infected individuals country-wide through the "test and treat" strategy, it is critical to understand the proportion of HIV-related body fat maldistribution among HIV-infected people on treatment, so as to design and institute interventions that will minimize the riskfor lipodystrophy. This study was therefore conducted to determine the prevalence, types, and risk factors associated with lipodystrophy among HIV-infected adults attending Care and Treatment Clinic (CTC) at three municipal referral hospitals in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Initially, a characterization of the population was performed with the descriptive measurements calculation (average and standard deviation) for the anthropometric, bioelectric impedance and biochemical exam data segmenting by gender and lipodystrophy subtype.