Lipodystrophy in HIV Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Aug 13, 2021
  • Author: David T Robles, MD, PhD, FAAD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Other problems to be considered in patients with lipodystrophy are as follows:

  • Seip-Berardinelli syndrome
  • Lawrence syndrome
  • Dunnigan syndrome
  • Kobberling syndrome
  • Barraquer-Simons syndrome
  • Abdominal carcinoma
  • Malnutrition

Other problems to be considered in patients with lipohypertrophy are as follows:

  • Cushing disease
  • Glucocorticoid therapy
  • Scleredema of diabetes mellitus
  • Launois-Bensaude syndrome

Other problems to be considered in patients with lipoatrophy are as follows:

  • HIV wasting syndrome [61]
  • Localized lipodystrophy
  • Malnutrition
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Cancer cachexia
  • Severe chronic infection
  • Adrenal insufficiency

Differential Diagnoses