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Dercum's Disease, also known as Adiposis Dolorosa

This website is under reassessment for recertification

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11 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Jun 2012

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Date of initial review:

15 Jun 1999

Certificate validity:

valid until Jun 2012

Date of last visit:

28 Nov 2012
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Patient website

Maureen's Story

(07 Mar 2012) - Link

Please remember that the information provided on this site is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists
between a patient and his or her physician, and is it not intended to be a substitute for the advice of a
knowledgeable physician (if you can find one...)

(07 Mar 2012) - Link

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"Lipoma Excision," American Family Physician, March 1, 2002: 901-905.

(07 Mar 2012) - Link

Last updated 19 May 2012

(24 Jun 2012) - Link

Valid email provided

For comments, discussion or support about this disease, please contact me -

(07 Mar 2012) - Link

Note: This page is sponsored by the author, Maureen and the webmaster, Don, as a public service, and we have not received any funding or contributions towards it creation and upkeep. Note that it is hosted, gratis, by Tripod, which provides the advertising at the top of the page.

(07 Mar 2012) - Link

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Note that it is hosted, gratis, by Tripod, which provides the advertising at the top of the page. Not too steep a price, huh?

(07 Mar 2012) - Link

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