Chapter 20. Overview of Acquired and Genetic Lipodystrophies

  1. Todd Leff3 and
  2. James G. Granneman4
  1. Tisha Joy1 and
  2. Robert A. Hegele2

Published Online: 16 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629527.ch20

Adipose Tissue in Health and Disease

Adipose Tissue in Health and Disease

How to Cite

Joy, T. and Hegele, R. A. (2010) Overview of Acquired and Genetic Lipodystrophies, in Adipose Tissue in Health and Disease (eds T. Leff and J. G. Granneman), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629527.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Wayne State University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, 540 E. Canfield, Detroit, MI 48201, USA

  2. 4

    Wayne State University School of Medicine, Center for Integrative Metabolic and Endocrine Research, Department of Psychiatry, 550 E. Canfield, Detroit, MI 48201, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Western Ontario, Division of Endocrinology, 100 Perth Drive, London, Ontario N6A 5K8, Canada

  2. 2

    University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, 100 Perth Drive, London, Ontario N6A 5K8, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527318575

Online ISBN: 9783527629527

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Keywords:

  • acquired lipodystrophy;
  • genetic lipodystrophy;
  • familial partial lipodystrophy;
  • mandibuloacral dysplasia;
  • SHORT;
  • neonatal progeroid syndrome;
  • Hutchinson–Gilford progeria syndrome;
  • Werner syndrome

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Congenital Lipodystrophies

  • Acquired Lipodystrophies with a Possible Genetic Component

  • Lipodystrophy Associated with other Syndromes

  • Conclusions

  • References