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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of patients

From: Clinical and laboratory data of a large series of patients with congenital generalized lipodystrophy

  Mean ± SD n (%)
Age (years) 21.3 ± 13.7  
Gender  
 Female 27 (61.4)
 Male 17 (38.6)
Diabetes 30 (68.2)
Arterial hypertension 12 (27.3)
Hypertriglyceridemia 42 (95.5)
Body mass index (Kg/m2) 19.6 ± 3.3
Body fat (%) 5.4 ± 0.8
Waist (cm) 76.4 ± 8.8
Waist/hip ratio 0.93 ± 0.07
Heart rate (bpm) 85.3 ± 10.7
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)b 122.0 ± 16.2
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)b 75.4 ± 9.7
Acanthosis nigricans 23 (79.3)a
Acromegaloid facies 42 (95.5)
Atrophic cheeks 43 (97.7)
Prognathism 40 (90.9)
Muscle hypertrophy 35 (79.5)
Phlebomegaly 36 (100)a
  1. SD standard deviation
  2. a Percentage of available data
  3. b Twelve patients (27.2 %) were on antihypertensive drugs