lipodystrophy syndrome

noun

: a group of side effects of antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection that include high triglyceride levels in the blood, diabetes, and redistribution of fat in the body resulting in changes in bodily conformation and that are thought to result especially from treatment with protease inhibitors

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“Lipodystrophy syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lipodystrophy%20syndrome. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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