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25th European Congress of Endocrinology

Istanbul, Turkey
13 May 2023 - 16 May 2023

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ECE 2023 will be held in Istanbul, Turkey from 13-16 May 2023. Istanbul is known for its rich culture, historical sites and dynamic nightlife, and we are excited to come together in this city, and look forward to meeting old friends, making new ones, and sharing science, collaborations and ideas.

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Lipodystrophies: Are they really rare?

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Lipodystrophies: Are they really rare?

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Lipodystrophy is a rare disease characterized by generalized or partial lack of adipose tissue. Lipodystrophy is associated with leptin deficiency and leads to severe insulin resistance and metabolic abnormalities. A previous literature review reported an estimated prevalence of less than one in a million based on the assumption that only one-fourth of the patients with lipodystrophy may have been reported. Later, the prevalence of lipodystrophy was estimated through a search ...