Orphanet: Adiposis dolorosa

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Adiposis dolorosa

Disease definition

A rare disorder of subcutaneous tissue characterized by the development of painful, adipose tissue with multiple subcutaneous lipomas, in association with overweight or obesity.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Adiposalgia
    • Adipose tissue rheumatism
    • Dercum disease
    • Lipomatosis dolorosa
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: E88.2
  • OMIM: 103200
  • UMLS: C0001529
  • MeSH: D000274
  • GARD: 5750
  • MedDRA: 10001294

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