Impact of lipoatrophy on quality of life in HIV patients receiving anti-retroviral therapy1

Abstract

Metabolic and morphological side-effects occur in HIV-infected individuals receiving anti-retroviral treatment (ART). Peripheral fat loss that occurs particularly in the face, limbs and/or buttocks is referred to as lipoatrophy and has been found to be highly stigmatizing and to adversely impact the health-related quality of life (HRQL). Consumer Health… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/09540120801926993

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