Author Archive: ddresearch1

A review of the literature relating to liposuction in women with lipoedema and Dercum’s disease

The numbers studied were relatively small, particularly relating to Dercum’s disease. Findings were limited by retrospective evaluations, use of poorly validated tools and relatively short follow-up periods in some studies. There were no randomised clinical trials. Lack of standardisation made it challenging to analyse and compare outcomes across different studies. Liposuction appears to play a …

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Question-based Self-reported Experience of Patients with Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue (SAT) Disease Prescribed Sympathomimetic Amines

People with lipedema and DD report a significant benefit to risk ratio for their fat, pain and quality of life when prescribed sympathomimetic amines. A randomized prospective study would confirm benefits, safety and side effects. Full Article: https://journals.ke-i.org/index.php/mra/article/view/1933

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A case report of lipedema with acute bilateral lower limb ischemia

Lipedema is an uncommon disorder characterized by localized adiposity of the lower extremities, often occurring in females with a family history of this condition. It is described as “adiposis dolorosa” or painful fat and is related to the more extreme adipose tissue disorder, Dercum’s disease. This is a case study suggesting lipedema with associated morbid …

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Dercum’s Disease – Journal Article

Abstract – Dercum’s disease is a rare disease, which mainly affects women and has an unknown prevalence and aetiology. The disease is characterised by generalised obesity and more than three-month painful subcutaneous adipose tissue not responding to usual pain treatment. A suggested classification of the disease includes four types: generalised diffuse, generalised nodular, localised nodular …

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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

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