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Familial Multiple Lipomatosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Familial Multiple Lipomatosis
Tree Number(s)
C16.320.298
C17.800.463.375
C18.452.584.718.625
Unique ID
D000071070
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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
Entry Term(s)
Adiposis Dolorosa Type III
Dercum's Disease Type III
Familial Multiple Lipomas
Lipoma Dolorosa
Previous Indexing
Lipomatosis (1973-2016)
Public MeSH Note
2017
History Note
2017
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/05
Revision Date
2016/06/16
Familial Multiple Lipomatosis Preferred
Dercum's Disease Type III Narrower
Lipoma Dolorosa Narrower
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