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lyposuction on adiposis dolarosa
Jan 1, 2004

Have any plastic surgeons had success with lyposuction on Dercum's Disease (adiposis dolarosa) in abdominal area?

Response from Dr. Moyle

Liposuction has been used for lacal fat deposits but is currently not practical for visceral (i.e. intra abdominal) fat(see DeFranzo AJ, Hall JH Jr, Herring SM. Adiposis dolorosa (Dercum's disease): liposuction as an effective form of treatment.Plast Reconstr Surg. 1990 Feb;85(2):289-92)

Regards Graeme Moyle

rhGH approved for what exactly?
is there really any hope for lipo?

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