lipohypertrophy


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lipohypertrophy

 [lip″o-hi-per´tro-fe]
hypertrophy of subcutaneous fat.
insulin lipohypertrophy localized hypertrophy of subcutaneous fat at insulin injection sites, caused by the lipogenic effect of insulin.
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* Insulin technique and injection site lipohypertrophy.
Practical review of recognition and management of obesity and lipohypertrophy in human immunodeficiency virus infection.
"It may improve lipohypertrophy and coronary plaque."
This might be particularly beneficial for the 37% to 64% of patients who experience lipohypertrophy from injecting insulin and its associated increase in variability of effect.
Reuse of needle is associated with contamination and infection [38, 40] and increased risk of lipohypertrophy [41, 42].
There has been no report on the differential diagnosis of subcutaneous lesions by ultrasonographic findings between IDA and other subcutaneous indurations such as lipohypertrophy and allergic reaction.
Lipodystrophy comprises both lipoatrophy and lipohypertrophy, and its prevalence is highest in children and young patients with type 1 diabetes [168,169].
However, treatment is associated to adverse reactions and HIV associated lipodystrophy syndrome characterized by dyslipidemia, glycemic alterations and morphologic alterations as lipoatrophy and lipohypertrophy (3).
Children and adolescents living with HIV undergoing highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) often exhibit changes in body fat such as lipoatrophy (loss), lipohypertrophy (central accumulation), or a combination of both.
Lipodystrophy syndrome encompasses three clinical conditions characterized by abnormal body fat distribution; (i) lipoatrophy (peripheral fat wasting), (ii) lipohypertrophy (central fat accumulation), and (iii) mixed lipodystrophy (combination of both lipoatrophy and lipohypertrophy).
HALS is described as a syndrome which considers loss and/or accumulation of fat being subdivided in three types: lipohypertrophy (fat accumulation on the abdominal area and/or located), lipoatrophy (fat reduction in peripherical regions), and mixed lipodystrophy (association of lipoatrophy with lipohypertrophy) [3].
Patients were classified as having lipodystrophy if they had lipoatrophy, lipohypertrophy, or combined type, according to the European Pediatric Lipodystrophy Group [22].