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Berardinelli Seip syndrome with insulin-resistant diabetes mellitus and stroke in an infant

By C. K. Indumathi, S. Lewin and Vageesh Ayyar


Berardinelli Seip congenital lipodystrophy (BSCL) is a rare metabolic disorder characterized by severe generalized lipodystrophy, insulin resistance, and dyslipedemia since infancy, and onset of overt diabetes mellitus in adolescence. Here we report a 5-month-old infant with clinical and metabolic manifestations of Berardinelli Seip syndrome including overt diabetes mellitus and stroke, which are very rare at this age

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