lipoatrophic diabetes


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lip·o·at·ro·phy

(lip-ō-at'rō-fē),
Loss of subcutaneous fat, which may be total, congenital, and associated with hepatomegaly, excessive bone growth, and insulin-resistant diabetes.
[G. lipos, fat, + a-, priv. + trophē, nourishment]

lipoatrophic diabetes

(1) Lipodystrophy, see there.
(2) Familial partial lipodystrophy, see there.
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Masuzaki et al., "Transgenic overexpression of leptin rescues insulin resistance and diabetes in a mouse model of lipoatrophic diabetes," Diabetes, vol.
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Diez, "Lipoatrophic diabetes in an elderly woman: clinical course and serum adipocytokine concentrations," Endocrine Journal, vol.