Berardinelli Seip syndrome

Synonym(s)

Berardinelli syndrome; Berardinelli-Seip-Lawrence syndrome; Miescher syndrome 2; Seip syndrome; generalized lipodystrophy

Definition

Acquired complex of acanthosis nigricans, generalized lipodystrophy, diabetes mellitus, and hyperlipemia

Pathogenesis

Monogenic defect, type unknown

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Disease

Adult dosage

Child dosage

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Clinical manifestation

Often preceded by an illness; absence of fat clinically evident by age 15 years; acanthosis nigricans; diabetes mellitus; associated autoimmune disorders; prone to infection

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Differential diagnosis

Lawrence-Seip syndrome; progressive partial lipodystrophy; post-traumatic partial lipodystrophy

Therapy

Dietary fish oil supplementation; acitretin References

Seip M, Trygstad O (1996) Generalized lipodystrophy, congenital and acquired (lipoatrophy). Acta Paediatrica Suppl4i3:2

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