Lipodystrophy due to peptidic growth factors deficiency
Synonyms: Combined insulin, insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF1) and epidermal growth factor (EGF) deficiency | Hoepffner-Dreyer-Reimers syndrome | Werner-like syndrome due to combined growth factor deficiency
A rare genetic lipodystrophy characterized by loss of subcutaneous fat layers on the limbs lipodystrophy in the face and trunk and scleroderma-like skin disorders (thickened skin on the palms and soles and skin pigment changes on the limbs and trunk). Additional clinical signs include joint contractures reduced relative body weight a bird-like facial appearance with a beaked nose micrognathia and insulin-resistant diabetes mellitus.
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