Liposuction may reduce pain in Dercum's disease (adiposis dolorosa).

OBJECTIVE The aim of this prospective study is to assess the effect of liposuction on the pain experienced by women with Dercum's disease (adiposis dolorosa). DESIGN Pain was examined preoperatively and at 3 months, and 1, 2, 3, and 5 years after liposuction. The subjective pain sensation was evaluated with a visual analog scale and number of words chosen… CONTINUE READING