Early changes in adipokine levels and baseline limb fat may predict HIV lipoatrophy over 2 years following initiation of antiretroviral therapy.
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Feb 01, 2008
In ART-naïve men, higher baseline limb fat and an early increase in leptin concentrations may predict the subsequent development of lipoatrophy. We did not find the same risk factors in the two different groups of patients with peripheral fat loss and central fat gain, suggesting a partially independent pathogenesis.
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