Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
On-line version ISSN 1806-4841
MANSUR, Cristina et al. Redistribution of body fat induced by HIV protease inhibitors in patients with AIDS. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2006, vol.81, suppl.3, pp. S317-S319. ISSN 1806-4841. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962006000900015.
Four patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in treatment with protease inhibitors for an average of 8 months and 3 weeks are reported. Fat accumulation in the cervical-dorsal region (buffalo hump) and moon face, similar to that of Cushing's Syndrome, are highlighted.
Keywords : HIV; Lipodystrophy; Protease inhibitors.