Journal Article

Facial Lipohypertrophy in HIV-Infected Subjects Who Underwent Autologous Fat Tissue Transplantation

Giovanni Guaraldi, Domenico De Fazio, Gabriella Orlando, Rita Murri, Albert Wu, Pietro Guaraldi and Roberto Esposito

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 40, issue 2, pages e13-e15
Published in print January 2005 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online January 2005 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/426686
Facial Lipohypertrophy in HIV-Infected Subjects Who Underwent Autologous Fat Tissue Transplantation

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Of 41 HIV-infected patients with facial lipoatrophy who underwent autologous fat transplantation, disfiguring facial lipohypertrophy at the graft site occurred at the same time as recurrent fat accumulation at the tissue harvest site in 4 patients who had had fat transferred from the dorsocervical fat pad or from subcutaneous abdominal tissue.

Journal Article.  1283 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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