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Barraquer-Simons syndrome

Barraquer-Simons syndrome: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Barraquer-Simons syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Barraquer-Simons syndrome

  • Reduced skin fat in the top half of the body
  • Increased skin fat in the bottom half of the body
  • Loss of fat layers under facial skin - progressive
  • Sunken facial appearance - progressive
  • Prematurely aged appearance
  • more symptoms...»

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Barraquer-Simons syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Barraquer-Simons syndrome

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Barraquer-Simons syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Barraquer-Simons syndrome

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More information about Barraquer-Simons syndrome

  1. Barraquer-Simons syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications

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