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congenital total lipodystrophy

congenital total lipodystrophy in Medicine

congenital total lipodystrophy n.
An inherited disorder characterized by an almost complete lack of subcutaneous fat, accelerated rate of growth and skeletal development during the first 3 to 4 years of life, muscular hypertrophy, cardiac enlargement, hepatosplenomegaly, hypertrichosis, renal enlargement, hyperlipemia, and hypermetabolism.

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