Acquired generalized lipodystrophy

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Acquired generalized lipodystrophy
Synonyms Lawrence-Seip syndrome
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 E88.1
Orphanet 79086

Acquired generalized lipodystrophy (also known as "Lawrence syndrome,"[1] and "Lawrence–Seip syndrome"[1]) is a rare skin condition that appears during childhood or adolescence, characterized by fat loss affecting large areas of the body, particularly the face, arms, and legs.[2]:496

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  1. ^ a b Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0. 
  2. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 

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