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lipodystrophy syndrome

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A side effect encountered in the treatment of HIV patients with protease inhibitors in which they develop abnormal accumulations of body fat (as over the upper back), hypercholesterolemia, hyperglycemia, hypertriglyceridemia, and insulin resistance.
SYN: SEE: HIV-associated lipodystrophy

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