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Lipodystrophy Audio (En español)

Also known as: Fat Maldistribution

Changes in lipid metabolism and body composition, including accumulation of fat (lipohypertrophy), loss of fat (lipoatrophy), and redistribution of fat. Use of some antiretroviral (ARV) drugs may cause lipodystrophy.

See Related Term(s): Dorsocervical Fat Pad, Lipoatrophy, Lipohypertrophy, Lipoma, Wasting Syndrome

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