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Juxta-articular adiposis dolorosa: what is it? Report of 2 cases.
  1. J Eisman,
  2. R L Swezey

    Abstract

    Juxta-articular adiposis dolorosa may be defined as the localised accumulation of painful fat near joints, most commonly the knee. It exists as a separate entity that must be distinguished from other causes of knee pain. We present 2 patients with this condition and review the literature. Various approaches to therapy are discussed. A classification of painful fat near joints is proposed.

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