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What is Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy?

What is Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy?

  • Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy: A rare genetic disorder characterized by diabetes mellitus, loss of body fat, hepatomegaly, enlarged genitals, increased skeletal growth and other abnormalities.

Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, or a subtype of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy: Introduction

Types of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy:

Broader types of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy:

How serious is Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy?

Complications of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy: see complications of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy

What causes Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy?

Causes of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy: see causes of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy

What are the symptoms of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy?

Symptoms of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy: see symptoms of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy

Complications of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy: see complications of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy

Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy: Testing

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

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy

Main name of condition: Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy

Other names or spellings for Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy:

Lipodystrophy, Berardinelli type, Lipodystrophy, generalized congenital, Berardinelli Lipodystrophy Syndrome, Generalized dystrophy, Berardinelli-Siep syndrome, Berardinelli-Seip-Lawrence syndrome, Lawrence syndrome, Miescher syndrome 2, Seip syndrdome, congenital lipoatrophic diabetes, congenital lipodystrophy, lipoatrophic diabetes, lipodystrophy-acromegaloid gigantism syndrome, BSCL

Berardinelli syndrome, Congenital lipoatrophic diabetes, Congenital lipodystrophy Berardinelli Seip type, Seip syndrome, Total lipodystrophy and acromegaloid gigantism
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy: Related Conditions

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