"Buffalo hump" in men with HIV-1 infection.

  title={"Buffalo hump" in men with HIV-1 infection.},
  author={Joan C Lo and Kathleen Mulligan and Viva W. Tai and Heather Algren and Morris Schambelan},
  volume={351 9106},
BACKGROUND Enlargement of the dorsocervical fat pad ("buffalo hump") has been reported in numerous HIV-1-infected patients. Some investigators have speculated that this finding is associated with protease-inhibitor treatment. METHODS Between June, 1995, and October, 1997, we studied eight HIV-1-infected men who had developed a buffalo hump while otherwise stable on antiretroviral therapy. Measurement of 24 h urinary free cortisol excretion and an overnight low-dose dexamethasone suppression… CONTINUE READING
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