Lipodystrophy

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What is lipodystrophy?

Lipodystrophy usually infers loss of the fat layer that lies underneath the skin. It may be congenital or acquired later in life. It can affect all of the body (generalized) or just parts of the body (partial).

Common symptoms reported by people with lipodystrophy

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with lipodystrophy

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Compare treatments taken by people with lipodystrophy

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Who has lipodystrophy on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 1
40s 3
50s 1
60s 4
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

67% Female
33% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 4
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from lipodystrophy patients who have completed their condition history
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