Management of Bone Disease and Body Composition Changes

  • Author: Donald P. Kotler, MD (More Info)
  • Section Editor: Eric S. Daar, MD
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 5/7/18 (What's New)


  • Genetic factors that influence susceptibility to lipoatrophy have been provisionally identified
    • Mitochondrial haplotype H found to be strongly associated, and haplotype V showed a trend[Hendrickson 2009]
  • Several groups have suggested the presence of genetic susceptibilities to lipohypertrophy

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