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Descriptor English: Familial Multiple Lipomatosis
Descriptor Spanish: Lipomatosis Familiar Múltiple
Descriptor Portuguese: Lipomatose Múltipla Familiar
Descriptor French: Lipomatose familiale
Entry term(s): Adiposis Dolorosa Type III
Dercum's Disease Type III
Familial Multiple Lipoma
Familial Multiple Lipomas
Familial Multiple Lipomatoses
Lipoma Dolorosa
Lipomatoses, Familial Multiple
Lipomatosis, Familial Multiple
Multiple Lipoma, Familial
Multiple Lipomas, Familial
Tree number(s): C16.320.298
C17.800.463.375
C18.452.584.718.625
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000071070
Scope note: A rare autosomal disorder characterized by numerous encapsulated lipomas on the trunk and extremities. The lipomas are usually not painful but can cause pain when growing. In rare cases, one lipoma can become painful and progress to multiple painful lipomas; it is then referred to as Dercum's Disease Type III.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Lipomatosis (1973-2016)
Public MeSH Note: 2017
History Note: 2017
DeCS ID: 56401
Unique ID: D000071070
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2017/01/01
Date of Entry: 2016/07/05
Revision Date: 2016/06/16
Familial Multiple Lipomatosis - Preferred
Concept UI M000612991
Scope note A rare autosomal disorder characterized by numerous encapsulated lipomas on the trunk and extremities. The lipomas are usually not painful but can cause pain when growing. In rare cases, one lipoma can become painful and progress to multiple painful lipomas; it is then referred to as Dercum's Disease Type III.
Preferred term Familial Multiple Lipomatosis
Entry term(s) Familial Multiple Lipoma
Familial Multiple Lipomas
Familial Multiple Lipomatoses
Lipomatoses, Familial Multiple
Lipomatosis, Familial Multiple
Multiple Lipoma, Familial
Multiple Lipomas, Familial
Dercum's Disease Type III - Narrower
Concept UI M000612993
Preferred term Dercum's Disease Type III
Entry term(s) Adiposis Dolorosa Type III
Lipoma Dolorosa - Narrower
Concept UI M000612992
Preferred term Lipoma Dolorosa



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