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Ocular complications in acquired partial lipodystrophy
  1. D Patel,
  2. B Page
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr D Patel
 C/O Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BA, UK;dimps88{at}

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A 42-year-old woman with a known diagnosis of acquired partial lipodystrophy (PLD) presented to the ophthalmic clinic with blurring and distortion of vision in the left eye. On general inspection, she had classic lipoatrophy in the cephalothoracic distribution. Ophthalmic examination showed right vision 6/5 and left 6/18. She had marked bilateral drusen and retinal pigment …

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