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Dercum’s disease
Yi-Shuan Sheen , Pin-Chi Chiu , Li-Fang Wang , Hsien-Ching Chiu
Dermatol Sinica 24:285-288,2006

  Dercum’s disease is a rare clinical condition characterized by the development of multiple painful subcutaneous lipomas selectively at postmenopausal women. Here we describe a 55-year-old Taiwanese female with multiple painful and swelling subcutaneous masses at the left thigh, abdomen and left arm for years. We report this rare case and review related literature in this article.

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