LIPE-related familial partial lipodystrophy

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Synonyms: FPLD6 | LIPE-related FPLD

A rare genetic lipodystrophy characterized by abnormal subcutaneous fat distribution resulting in excess accumulation of fat in the face neck shoulders axillae trunk and pubic region and loss of subcutaneous fat from the lower extremities. Variable common additional features are progressive adult onset myopathy insulin resistance diabetes hypertriglyceridemia hepatic steatosis and vitiligo.

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