Dercums Disease/Adiposis DolorosaFariya Rasheed*
Department Of Dermatology, Apollo Hospital, Hyderabad, India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Fariya Rasheed
Dermatologist and Venereologist
Kaki’s Skin & Hair Clinic
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: October 25, 2016; Accepted date: January 18, 2017; Published date: January 25, 2017
Citation: Rasheed F (2017) Dercums Disease/Adiposis Dolorosa. Pigmentary Disorders 4:252. doi:10.4172/2376-0427.1000252
Copyright: © 2017 Rasheed F. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
52 year old obese postmenopausal female presented with complaints of multiple painful lumps over the legs and thighs of 2 years days duration. Clinical examination revealed multiple tender plaques and nodules over both the legs and thighs of different sizes. Biopsy suggestive of lipoma. These features were diagnostic of a rare lipomatosis, dercum’s disease.