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a condition characterized by a deposit of symmetric nodular or pendulous masses of fat in various regions of the body, with discomfort or pain.
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[Francis X. Dercum, U.S. neurologist, 1856–1931]
The appearance of multiple painful fatty nodules (lipomas) in the skin of adults, esp. overweight or postmenopausal women.
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Dercum,Francis Xavier, U.S. neurologist, 1856-1931.
Dercum disease - a condition characterized by a deposit of symmetrical nodular or pendulous masses of fat in various regions of the body, with discomfort or pain. Synonym(s): adiposis dolorosa
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