Table 4: Laboratory findings in patients with adiposopathy.

(i) Elevated leptin
(ii) Decreased adiponectin
(iii) Increasing leptin to adiponectin ratio over time
(iv) Increased tumor necrosis factor alpha
(v) Increased c-reactive protein
(vi) High triglycerides/low HDL cholesterol
(vii) Elevated free fatty acids
(viii) Hyperinsulinemia/hyperglycemia
(ix) Activation of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone
(x) Hypoandrogenemia in men
(xi) Hyperandrogenemia in women