n Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine - A rare phenomenon of atypical lipodystrophy in a patient on HAART in the absence of a protease inhibitor regimen : case study
|Article Title||A rare phenomenon of atypical lipodystrophy in a patient on HAART in the absence of a protease inhibitor regimen : case study|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine|
|Author||Mohammed Mitha, Gordon Cupido and Jantjie Taljaard|
|Publication Date||Sep 2010|
|Pages||37 - 38|
Lipodystrophy is a complication of patients on antiretroviral (ARV) medication; however, it is commonest in patients on long-term treatment and those on protease inhibitor (PI) regimens. We present a rare case of atypical lipodystrophy, presenting as multiple subcutaneous lipomas, in a patient who had been on a non-PI ARV regimen for 6 weeks.
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