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What is Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2?

What is Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2?

  • Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2: A rare genetic disorder characterized by early-onset diabetes mellitus, loss of body fat, serious insulin resistance, high blood triglycerides and fatty liver. Type 2 is distinguished from type 2 by the origin of the genetic defect. Type 2 is caused by a defect on the BSCL2 gene on chromosome 11q13. Type 2 seems to be more severe with some cases resulting in premature death which can occur as early as the first year of life. Type 2 also involves mental retardation which is not seen in type 1.

Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2: Introduction

Types of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2:

Broader types of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2:

How serious is Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2?

Complications of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2: see complications of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2

What causes Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2?

Causes of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2: see causes of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2

What are the symptoms of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2?

Symptoms of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2: see symptoms of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2

Complications of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2: see complications of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2

Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2.
Treatments for Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2: see treatments for Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2
Research for Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2: see research for Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2

Name and Aliases of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2

Main name of condition: Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2

Other names or spellings for Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, type 2:

CGL2, BSCL1, lipodystrophy, Berardinelli-Seip congenital, type 2, Brunzell syndrome [BSCL2-related]

 

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