Familial partial lipodystrophy, Dunnigan type

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Synonyms: Dunnigan syndrome | FPLD2 | Familial partial lipodystrophy type 2

A rare genetic lipodystrophy characterized by a loss of subcutaneous adipose tissue from the trunk buttocks and limbs; fat accumulation in the neck face axillary and pelvic regions; muscular hypertrophy; and usually associated with metabolic complications such as insulin resistance diabetes mellitus dyslipidemia and liver steatosis.

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