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Lipodystrophy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Lipodystrophy
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.849.391
C18.452.584.625
C18.452.880.391
Unique ID
D008060
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008060
Scope Note
A collection of heterogenous conditions resulting from defective LIPID METABOLISM and characterized by ADIPOSE TISSUE atrophy. Often there is redistribution of body fat resulting in peripheral fat wasting and central adiposity. They include generalized, localized, congenital, and acquired lipodystrophy.
NLM Classification #
QU 260.5.L5
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Lipodystrophy Preferred
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