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A STUDY OF DERMATOLOGICAL PROBLEMS FACED BY OBESE PATIENTS:

This study of dermatological problems faced by obese patients lists adiposis dolorosa as a “skin manifestation”. Adiposis dolorosa is included in a list of dermatological complications of obesity. “Obesity is said to cause…adiposis dolorosa.”  Please remember that the administrators of this website are simply providing links to research as it is published. If you want …

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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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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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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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Trauma-induced adiposis dolorosa (Dercum’s disease)

Summary We present a case of a 39-year-old man who presented with chronic bilateral upper extremity pain associated with innumerable angiomyolipomas that developed 5 years after a motor vehicle accident involving his upper extremities. Our case notes the rare nature of painful adipose tissue deposits and the diagnostic challenges. BMJ Case Reports 2018; doi:10.1136/bcr-2017-223869 http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2018/bcr-2017-223869.abstract  

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