Aug 22, 2001
Could lipoatrophy be a result of using illegal drugs (crack cocaine, herion and not HIV? or does anyone with facial wasting have to have HIV?
Response from Dr. Fisher
People using crack or heroin may experience weight loss, and the weight loss might look like facial fat wasting. But lipoatrophy related to HIV is definitely a different phenomenon as it is associated with other manifestations. But it would be a mistake to assume that anyone with wasting in their face had HIV. AF
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