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Adiposis dolorosa

Other Names for this Disease
  • Dercum disease
  • Dercum's disease
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  • Has there been enough genetic testing for this problem to identify a genetic marker? Can the children of an affected person have testing done to rule out or identify the presence of the gene? Also, I have not read that severe hyperlipidemia is a symptom. I believe that it is. Can you confirm this? Click here for answer

  • Is there or will there be any research or attempt at cures done on the rare disease of Dercums? Click here for answer