Rare Presentation of Dercum’s Disease in a Child with Abnormalities in Lipoprotein Metabolism
Maria Cristina de Oliveira Izar
Henrique Andrade Rodrigues da Fonseca
Carolina Nunes França
Valéria Arruda Machado
Carlos Eduardo dos Santos Ferreira
Francisco Antonio Helfenstein Fonseca
Figure 1 – Magnetic resonance images acquired in the A) sagital plane (T1-weighted) and in the B) axial plane (T2-weighted) showing diffusely prominent subcutaneous adipose tissue without delineation of margins or signs of an encapsulated lesion. C) Similar findings are observed in the lumbar region on the T1-weighted sagital image, where it is also possible to identify a linear scar, secondary to a previous surgical resection.
Keywords: Adiposis Dolorosa; Rare Diseases; Inflammation; Lipid Metabolism Disorders; Child; Dyslipidemias.