adiposis dolorosa

adiposis do·lo·ro·sa -.dō-lə-'rō-sə, -zə n a condition of generalized obesity characterized by pain in the abnormal deposits of fat

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nodular circumscribed lipomatosis in which the adipose deposits are tender or painful because of pressing against adjacent nerves. It is usually seen in women, and sometimes there are accompanying pulmonary complications that can be fatal. Called also Anders disease, Dercum disease, and lipomatosis dolorosa.

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  • Adiposis dolorosa — Classification and external resources ICD 10 E88.2 ICD 9 272.8 …   Wikipedia

  • adiposis dolorosa — Véase enfermedad de Dercum. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • adiposis dolorosa — n. (Medicine) Anders disease, adiposis tuberosa simplex, disease characterized by painful localized fatty masses or cutaneous nodules (on the abdomen or extremities) that are sensitive to touch, lipomatosis …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adiposis dolorosa — ˌdōləˈrōsə noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, painful adiposis : a condition of generalized obesity characterized by pain in the abnormal deposits of fat …   Useful english dictionary

  • dolorosa — see ADIPOSIS DOLOROSA …   Medical dictionary

  • adiposis — Excessive local or general accumulation of fat in the body. SYN: lipomatosis, liposis (1), steatosis (1). [adipo + G. osis, condition] a. cerebralis obesity resulting from intracranial disease, most commonly of the hypothalamus, r …   Medical dictionary

  • adiposis tuberosa simplex — a disorder resembling adiposis dolorosa, marked by development in the subcutaneous tissue of fatty masses that may be painful to pressure …   Medical dictionary

  • adiposis tuberosa simplex — n. (Medicine) Anders disease, adiposis dolorosa, disease characterized by painful localized fatty masses or cutaneous nodules (on the abdomen or extremities) that are sensitive to touch, lipomatosis …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adiposis — liposis; n. the presence of abnormally large accumulations of fat in the body. The condition may arise from overeating, hormone irregularities, or a metabolic disorder. In adiposis dolorosa, a condition affecting women more commonly than men,… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Lipomatosis dolorosa — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 E88.2 Lipomatose, anderenorts nicht klassifiziert Lipomatosis dolorosa [Dercum Krankheit] …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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