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Division of Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Human Nutrition, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390-8537, USA.
: Lipodystrophies are heterogeneous, genetic or acquired disorders characterized by selective loss of body fat and predisposition to insulin resistance. The extent of fat loss determines the severity of associated metabolic complications such as diabetes mellitus, hypertriglyceridemia, and hepatic steatosis.Evidence Acquisition And Synthesis
: Both original and review articles were found via PubMed search reporting on clinical features and management of various types of lipodystrophies and were integrated with the author's knowledge of the field. Read More