Berardinelli Seip Congenital Lipodystrophy Syndrome: 10 Year Follow-up
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Lipodystrophy syndromes are extremely rare disorders of deficient body fat associated with potentially serious metabolic complications. Here, we describe a 10-year-old girl with genetically proven Berardinelli Seip congenital generalized lipodystrophy type 2, diagnosed at 10 months of age. She developed comorbidities like proteinuria, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and liver fibrosis.
KeywordsInsulin resistance Metabolic syndrome Liver fibrosis
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