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Cite this page: Singh, C. Adiposis dolorosa. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/softtissueadiposedolorosa.html. Accessed January 24th, 2019.
Definition / general
- Tender accumulations of subcutaneous fat / lipomas, often in pelvis and lower extremities of postmenopausal women
- Also called Dercum disease
- Associated with women, obesity, hypercholesterolemia
- Pain may be due to pressure of fat / lipomas on peripheral nerves