Treatment and Procedures

Picture of HIV Lipodystrophy

Picture of HIV Lipodystrophy.

Patient with lipodystrophy showing "Buffalo Neck" as a consequence of taking antiretroviral drugs (Epivir, Zerit and Sustiva). Lipodystrophies manifest as lipid redistribution, with excess, or lack of, fat in various regions of the body. These include, but are not limited to, having sunken cheeks and/or "humps" on the back or back of the neck (also referred to as buffalo hump).

Source: BSIP /Science Source