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Effect of oral zinc supplementation on serum leptin levels and caloric intake in patients with berardinelli syndrome

  • At: Beijing (China) (2007)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: SANTOS, M. Goretti do N. (UFRN, Natal, Brazil)
  • Co-author(s): Baracho, Maria de Fátima Paiva (UFRN, NATAL, Brazil)
    Rocha, Érika Dantas de Medeiros (UFRN, NATAL, Brazil)
    Brito, Carlos Ramon do Nascimento (UFRN, NATAL, Brazil)
    Veríssimo, Lourena Mafra (UFRN, NATAL, Brazil)
    Medeiros, Tereza Maria Dantas (UFRN, NATAL, Brazil)
    Leite, Lúcia Dantas (UFRN, NATAL, Brazil)
    Brandão-Neto, José (UFRN, NATAL, Brazil)
  • Abstract:

    Berardinelli Syndrome or Congenital Generalized Lipodystrophy (CGL) is a rare illness, inherited in an autossomic recessive form. Among other clinical characteristics, the patients present, the almost total absence of the subcutaneous adipose tissue, acanthosis nigricans and polyphagia, which reflect, laboratorily, hypoleptinemia and..

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