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lumps in hands and legs,increasing in number and size

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  • Posted By: brijesh
  • January 22, 2008
  • 09:19 AM

I am observing small small lump/node formation in my left hand and gradually now in right hand then in stomoch skin.
These are increasing in numbers and size.
Now, if these touch by any thing by mistake, it gives pain also.
It probably started about 10 years ago , with fracture of my left forearm and its treatment.
I have a concern on it now.
Can u please suggest how to deal with it and what is the prognosis.
Thanks
Brijesh

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  • I am observing small small lump/node formation in my left hand and gradually now in right hand then in stomoch skin.These are increasing in numbers and size.Now, if these touch by any thing by mistake, it gives pain also.It probably started about 10 years ago , with fracture of my left forearm and its treatment.I have a concern on it now.Can u please suggest how to deal with it and what is the prognosis.ThanksBrijeshHi Brijesh,How old are you? Have you had any other health problems such as digestive issues or problems with your vision? How about anything mental, did you do ok in school? Also can you tell me where exactly on your hands and legs that these lumps are?-John
    John_Wolf 8 Replies
    • January 22, 2008
    • 10:33 PM
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  • How old are you? Have you had any other health problems such as digestive issues or problems with your vision? How about anything mental, did you do ok in school? Also can you tell me where exactly on your hands and legs that these lumps are?Hi John I am 23 and no other health problem. No digestive issue. I have normal vision. I had been doing excellent at school.No mental issue.These are mainly in forearms.
    brijesh 1 Replies
    • January 23, 2008
    • 02:11 AM
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  • These are are types of lipomas. Familial multiple lipomatosis, which is an inherited condition of usually non- painful lipomas, Lipodystrophy Madelung’s disease (also known as multiple symmetric lipomatosis, among other names). In those conditions some lipomas (abnormal growth of fatty tissue) may be painful because they press on nerves, but most are not. In Dercum’s disease most or all lipomas and other fat deposits are tender or painful, with the pain often increasing over the space of years. In particular, bumping a Dercum’s lump or lipoma usually hurts, and pinching one usually hurts a lot, much more than one would expect. Sometimes lipomas in Dercum’s are angiolipomas - lipomas which contain many blood vessels.
    rad-skw 1605 Replies
    • January 23, 2008
    • 11:09 AM
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