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165 Possible Causes for Absence of Subcutaneous Fat

  • Wiedemann-Rautenstrauch Syndrome

    Mainly characterized by congenital absence of subcutaneous fat tissue, this child is very similar to four patients reported earlier and recognized as representing a newly[] Abnormal findings included a generalized virtual absence of subcutaneous fat, sparse scalp hair, prominence of veins and muscles, a large and persistent anterior fontanelle[] Our two patients had characteristic features of WRS, including intrauterine growth retardation, aged appearance, near absence of subcutaneous fat, gluteal fat pads, also labial[]

  • Familial Partial Lipodystrophy

    Absence of subcutaneous fat from the upper and lower extremities during childhood or puberty.[] Thin wrinkles of skin under the buttocks confirm the absence of subcutaneous fat.[] In this Loss of fat is limited to the extremities with normal amounts of fat in the face and normal or even excess fat in the truncal area.[]

  • Lipodystrophy

    […] lipodystrophy [ lip″o-dis tro-fe ] 1. any disturbance of fat metabolism. 2. a group of conditions due to defective metabolism of fat, resulting in absence of subcutaneous[] […] of subcutaneous fat.[] (See Atlas 2, Part F.) congenital generalized lipodystrophy an autosomal recessive condition marked by the virtual absence of subcutaneous adipose tissue, large body size,[]

  • Generalized Lipodystrophy

    […] of subcutaneous fat. [8] CGL3 patients have serum creatine kinase concentrations much higher than normal (2.5 to 10 times the normal limit).[] […] of subcutaneous fat, muscular hypertrophy, generalized hypertrichosis, and progressively increasing abdominal size, since 4 months of her age.[] Biopsy of the skin showed an absence of subcutaneous fat. Hyper-insulinaemia was noted 148.2 IU/ml (normal 3-35 IU/ml).[]

  • Acquired Generalized Lipodystrophy

    […] of subcutaneous fat and the presence of muscle hypertrophy, hyperlipemia, diabetes mellitus, and hepatosplenomegaly with cirrhosis.[] […] of subcutaneous fat, muscular hypertrophy, generalized hypertrichosis, and progressively increasing abdominal size, since 4 months of her age.[] […] of subcutaneous fat (Figure 1) [ 2 ].[]

  • Acquired Partial Lipodystrophy

    […] of subcutaneous fat (Figure 1) [ 2 ].[] […] of adipose tissue in the upper part of the body,' and then as segmental atrophy of the subcutaneous fat layer by Barraquer [8] in 1907, and as 'lipodystrofia progressiva'[] The physical appearance of patients with familial and acquired PL may be more difficult to discern compared with generalized lipodystrophy (GL) where patients have a stark absence[]

  • Progeria

    She died 7 hours after birth and presented with intrauterine growth retardation, premature aging, absence of subcutaneous fat, brachydactyly, absent nipples, hypoplastic external[] It is clinically characterised by postnatal growth retardation, midface hypoplasia, micrognathia, premature atherosclerosis, absence of subcutaneous fat, alopecia and generalised[] […] of subcutaneous fat Absent fat below the skin 0007485 Autosomal dominant inheritance 0000006 Autosomal recessive inheritance 0000007 Congestive heart failure Cardiac failure[]

  • Insulin Resistance

    The absence of subcutaneous fat tissue from upper and lower extremities and an extremely muscular appearance commencing in adolescence was the essential criterion for a definitive[] Patients with FPLD are born with normal fat distribution, but then lose subcutaneous fat from their extremities, trunk and gluteal region after the onset of puberty ( 1 –[] […] partial lipodystrophy (FPLD; OMIM 151660) is a rare autosomal dominant disease, which is part of a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by complete or partial absence[]

  • Werner Syndrome

    Werner Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder associated with premature aging. Symptoms generally manifest during the third decade of life and consist of several pathologies, typically observed in much older people. Severe atherosclerosis and cancer are two of these symptoms and the most common causes of death. WS[…][]

  • Streptococcus Pyogenes

    Extensive necrosis, vascular degeneration, bacterial spread, and a paucity or complete absence of PMNs were observed in the subcutaneous fat‐connective tissue and skeletal[]

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