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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
Print version ISSN 0365-0596On-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 0365-0596. 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.