Abstract Title:

Trauma-induced adiposis dolorosa (Dercum's disease).

Abstract Source:

BMJ Case Rep. 2018 Mar 28 ;2018. Epub 2018 Mar 28. PMID: 29592996

Abstract Author(s):

David Hao, Akintomi Olugbodi, Nneka Udechukwu, Anthony A Donato

Article Affiliation:

David Hao


We present a case of a 39-year-old man who presented with chronic bilateral upper extremity pain associated with innumerable angiomyolipomas that developed 5 years after a motor vehicle accident involving his upper extremities. Our case notes the rare nature of painful adipose tissue deposits and the diagnostic challenges.

Study Type : Human: Case Report
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Anti Therapeutic Actions : Trauma : CK(3) : AC(1)

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