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Medical Term:

HIV-associated adipose redistribution syndrome


a condition often seen in HIV-infected patients, with wasting of subcutaneous fat, particularly in buttocks, extremities, and facial areas, and an increase in intraabdominal adipose deposition; uncertain cause.

Synonym(s): HARS

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