lipomatosis dolorosa

lipomatosis dolorosa

a disorder characterized by the abnormal accumulation of painful or tender fat deposits. Also called lipoma dolorosa.

lipomatosis dolorosa

Dercum's disease A perimenopausal condition characterized by multiple circumscribed masses of adipose tissue accompanied by local pain at the sites of accumulation Clinical Neuroasthenia, headache, depression, ecchymoses and cardiovascular decompensation due to cardiac overload Treatment Weight loss. Cf Weber-Christian disease.
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El diagnostico diferencial de estos pacientes habria que hacerlo con los cuadros de lipomatosis como la lipomatosis familiar multiple, lipomatosis dolorosa (sindrome de Dercum), (9) neurolipomatosis de Alsberg, lipomatosis de Touraine, lipomatosis nodular de Krabbe, o con el sindrome de Frohlich (lipomas multiples secundarias a lesiones intracraneales).