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Definition of lipodystrophy

What is the definition of "lipodystrophy"?
  • lipodystrophynoun
  • 1. A disorder characterized by abnormal or degenerative conditions of the body's adipose tissue.


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  • "As the authors point out, the loss of gluteofemoral fat, as observed in Cushing’s syndrome and lipodystrophy is in fact associated with an increased metabolic and cardiovascular risk."

    "The exact cause of the Vietnamese woman's rapid aging still had doctors scrambling for answers, pointing at either a rare condition called lipodystrophy or a side effect of too much steroid medication."

    "Several factors including a patient's antiretroviral drug regimen and the HIV virus itself are thought to contribute to HIV-associated lipodystrophy, which is characterized by body composition changes, dyslipidemia and glucose intolerance."

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