Cardiac involvement in total generalized lipodystrophy (Berardinelli- Seip syndrome)

Cardiac involvement in total generalized lipodystrophy (Berardinelli- Seip syndrome)

Author Viégas, Ruy Felipe Melo Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Diniz, Rosiane Viana Zuza Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Viégas, Taciana Mara Rezende Fortes Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Lira Filho, Edgar Bezerra Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Almeida, Dirceu Rodrigues de Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract Total generalized lipodystrophy (Berardinelli--Seip Syndrome) is a rare hereditary disease characterized by insulin-resistant diabetes mellitus and a small quantity of adipose tissue and is of unknown origin. Common cardiovascular alterations related to this syndrome are cardiac hypertrophy and arterial hypertension. This article reports a case of Berardinelli--Seip syndrome and reviews the literature with special emphasis on the cardiovascular manifestations of this syndrome.
Language English
Date 2000-09-01
Published in Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia. Sociedade Brasileira de Cardiologia - SBC, v. 75, n. 3, p. 246-248, 2000.
ISSN 0066-782X (Sherpa/Romeo)
Publisher Sociedade Brasileira de Cardiologia - SBC
Extent 246-248
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
SciELO ID S0066-782X2000000900006 (statistics in SciELO)

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