Oman Med J 2020 May 30;35(3):e135. Epub 2020 Jun 30.
Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrine Division, King Hussein Medical Centre, Amman, Jordan.
Congenital generalized lipodystrophy (Berardinelli-Seip syndrome) is an autosomal recessive condition, presenting during infancy with generalized loss of fat. We report a 30-year-old female patient with diabetes who has acromegaloid features, prominent umbilicus, prominent muscles, prominent subcutaneous veins, and gross hepatomegaly. Near-total loss of subcutaneous fat was confirmed by whole-body magnetic resonance imaging and laboratory data revealed significant hypertriglyceridemia, uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, and heavy proteinuria with stage IIIa chronic kidney disease. Read More