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We utilized the LDCD (Lipodystrophy Case Definition) questionnaire [1], in which patients could report any abnormality concerning fat distribution in the face, neck, arms, legs, buttocks and abdomen subsequent to the diagnosis of HIV infection, graded as none (not noticed), mild (noticeable only if specifically looked for), moderate (easily noted by patient or physician) or severe (obvious to the casual observer) [1,5].
571, 2003) describes a scoring method, called the Lipodystrophy Case Definition (LDCD) score that may provide a better way to diagnose and to measure the severity of lipodystrophy in both men and women.