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Medical Term:

AIDS-associated lipodystrophy/insulin resistance syndrome


Definition: common condition affecting patients with AIDS; onset seen usually after initiation of HAART. Besides disfiguring lipodystrophy, syndrome includes insulin resistance and marked dyslipidemia, along with their attendant atherosclerotic complications.

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