Acquired generalized lipodystrophy

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Acquired generalized lipodystrophy

Synonyms: Acquired lipoatrophic diabetes | Lawrence syndrome | Lawrence-Seip syndrome

A rare lipodystrophic syndrome characterized by loss of adipose tissue and is a syndrome of insulin resistance that leads to increased cardiovascular risk. Acquired generalized lipodystrophy is related to a selective loss of subcutaneous adipose tissue occurring exclusively at the extremities (face legs arms palms and sometimes soles).

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version February 2024

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