(For more information on this disorder, choose "Madelung" as your search term in the Rare Disease Database.) Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder characterized by pain in the muscles of the body. abnormally persistent body and fatigue episodes. The pain may start gradually or have a sudden start. Additional symptoms may include muscle spasms and stiffness. The most frequently affected body parts are the back of the neck, shoulders, lower back, elbows, hips and / or knees.
It shows great clinical variability and is frequently associated with abnormalities of the corpus callosum. This can be part of specific malformation syndromes (1). With the increasing use of obstetric ultrasound, some cases have been detected in utero and reported in recent literature (2-5). Here we report the echographic features of seven new cases, discuss the potential use of fetal MR imaging for prenatal assessment, and highlight the need for follow-up.
Because ultrasound is highly sensitive, specific and reliable4,5 when necessary in developing countries. We recommend that ultrasound be the radiological examination of choice because it is less expensive and relatively more available in such contexts. Computed tomography and MRI are useful for evaluating the anatomical extensions of vulvar lipomas and differentiating them from liposarcomas1.
The treatment is directed to the specific symptoms that are apparent in each individual and is aimed primarily at relieving the characteristic painful episodes. Various analgesics (analgesics) have been tried with limited effectiveness. Injections of corticosteroids have also been used to treat people with Dercum Disease. However, in one case reported in the medical literature, the use of high doses of corticosteroids was linked to a possible cause of the disease.
Los lipomas son tumores benignos constituidos por la proliferación de tejido celular subcutáneo. Derivan del tejido conectivo y se observan con frecuencia en adultos. Constituyen el 6% de…