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What is Barraquer-Simons syndrome?

What is Barraquer-Simons syndrome?

  • Barraquer-Simons syndrome: A rare disorder that occurs in children and involves the progressive loss of fat layers under the skin which affects the face first and then spreads to the chest region and limbs.

Barraquer-Simons syndrome: Introduction

Types of Barraquer-Simons syndrome:

Broader types of Barraquer-Simons syndrome:

Who gets Barraquer-Simons syndrome?

Gender Ratio for Barraquer-Simons syndrome: female predominance

How serious is Barraquer-Simons syndrome?

Complications of Barraquer-Simons syndrome: see complications of Barraquer-Simons syndrome

What causes Barraquer-Simons syndrome?

Causes of Barraquer-Simons syndrome: see causes of Barraquer-Simons syndrome

What are the symptoms of Barraquer-Simons syndrome?

Symptoms of Barraquer-Simons syndrome: see symptoms of Barraquer-Simons syndrome

Complications of Barraquer-Simons syndrome: see complications of Barraquer-Simons syndrome

Onset of Barraquer-Simons syndrome: During the first or second decade of life.

Barraquer-Simons syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Barraquer-Simons syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Barraquer-Simons syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Barraquer-Simons syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Barraquer-Simons syndrome.
Treatments for Barraquer-Simons syndrome: see treatments for Barraquer-Simons syndrome
Research for Barraquer-Simons syndrome: see research for Barraquer-Simons syndrome

Name and Aliases of Barraquer-Simons syndrome

Main name of condition: Barraquer-Simons syndrome

Other names or spellings for Barraquer-Simons syndrome:

Barraquer syndrome, Hollander-Simons syndrome, Simons syndrome, lipodystrophia progressive seu paradoxa, partial lipodystrophy of the cephalothoracic type, progressive lipodystrophy, progressive partial lipodystrophy, Lipodystrophy, Cephalothoracic type, Lipodystrophy, partial, progressive, Acquired partial dystrophy

Progressive lipodystrophy, Partial lipodystrophy Source - Diseases Database


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