Congenital generalized lipodystrophy.

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Clinical features of congenital generalized lipodystrophy, a rare disorder, first described by Zeigler include loss of subcutaneous fat, hepatomegaly, increased bone growth, hyperlipaemia and, later, diabetes. The inheritance is probably autosomal recessive. Generalized lipodystrophy may involve the diencephalon. A probable defect in the hypothalamus may… (More)

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