[Fat distribution anomalies and other metabolic disorders in patients under antiretroviral therapy].

MORPHOLOGY Certain HIV-infected patients develop fat distribution anomalies 3 to 6 months after the introduction of antiretroviral therapy. Partial or generalized lipodystrophy can be observed, in the form of central obesity with accumulation of fat in the cervicoscapular, thoracic, abdominal or hip areas. The underlying mechanism remains unknown… CONTINUE READING