Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
Notes = A rare disease characterized by multiple tumor-like fatty deposits that press on nerves in various sites causing pain and weakness. Often these lipoma-like structures are located on the trunk and limbs but sparing the face and hands.,Created For = LHSA-Dott,Use For = Dercum's Disease
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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.6389
Scope and Contents
Typed case summary and correspondence relating to female patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 53 at first examination in 1948. Conditions mentioned include: weakness of hips; gluteal wasting; hypersensitive scalp and supraorbital pain; lipomas; obesity; spinal compresion; and Dercum's disease. No treatment given. Patient discharged.