Obstructive sleep apnea in familial partial lipodystrophy type 2 with atypical skin findings and vascular disease

Kumar Patel*, Debra Roseman, Heather Burbank, Hrayr Attarian

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Introduction: A number of metabolic conditions have been associated with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS). Familial partial lipodystrophy type 2 (FPLD2), one of the few rare genetic disorders affecting total body fat redistribution, is one of those conditions. Case report: In this case report the authors detail OSAS associated with FPLD2 with atypical dermatological and systemic manifestations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)425-427
Number of pages3
JournalSleep and Breathing
Volume13
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - May 6 2009

Keywords

  • Carotid stenosis
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Familial partial lipodystrophy
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
  • Psoriasis
  • Sebaceous hyperplasia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Clinical Neurology

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