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facial lipoatrophy

What Is Lipoatrophy?

Today I wanted to highlight an important side effect of a small handful of medications used to treat HIV infection: lipoatrophy, sometimes also called lipodystrophy. Lipoatrophy is a problem where normal fat layers in the face, legs and butt shrink or disappear, leading to changes to the body that can be very distressing. The loss of […]

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