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Deoxycholic Acid

Novel Use of Deoxycholic Acid for Adiposis Dolorosa (Dercum Disease). Case study https://journals.lww.com/dermatologicsurgery/Citation/publishahead/ Novel_Use_of_Deoxycholic_Acid_for_Adiposis.98461.aspx Advertisements

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Concurrent pulmonary embolism in female monozygotic twins affected by Dercum’s disease

“We describe a pair of female monozygotic twins with Dercum’s disease (DD) who presented simultaneously with unprovoked pulmonary emboli. Several genetic determinants have been associated with venous thromboembolism (VTE) but the overall influence of genetic factors is unknown. As yet there is no published evidence to support an increase in the risk of VTE in …

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Rare Presentation of Dercum’s Disease in a Child with Abnormalities in Lipoprotein Metabolism

“To our knowledge, this is the first report of a case of Dercum’s disease affecting a prepubescent child with lipomas in the dorsal region, face and neck, abdominal wall, arms and legs, which are common sites for lipomas seen in patients with Dercum’s disease in adulthood.” Full Text: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6248242/ Izar, Maria Cristina de Oliveira et al. …

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Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue Therapy

Subcutaneous adipose tissue therapy reduces fat by dual X-ray absorptiometry scan and improves tissue structure by ultrasound in women with lipoedema and Dercum disease. Summary Lipoedema is painful nodular subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) on legs and arms of women sparing the trunk. People with Dercum disease (DD) have painful SAT masses. Lipoedema and DD fat …

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Adiposis Dolorosa (Dercum, Anders Disease)

Adiposis dolorosa is a rare disorder of multiple painful subcutaneous growths of adipose tissue. It is also known as Dercum disease, Ander syndrome, morbus Dercum, adipose tissue rheumatism, adiposalgia, or lipomatosis dolorosa. This disease was first discovered in the late 1800s by American neurologist Francis Xavier Dercum. It is classified into 4 types which include generalized …

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