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Partial acquired lipodystrophy

Disease definition

Acquired partial lipodystrophy, or Barraquer-Simons syndrome, is characterised by the association of lipoatrophy of the upper part of the body and lipohypertrophy of the thighs.

ORPHA:79087

  • Synonym(s):
    • Barraquer-Simons syndrome
    • Progressive cephalothoracic lipodystrophy
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable or Multigenic/multifactorial 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: E88.1
  • OMIM: 608709
  • UMLS: C0220989
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 10509
  • MedDRA: -

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