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How is fat pad lost in palms?

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Dr. Rahul Kumar

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Posted on Tue, 7 Jun 2016 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: A physician I saw recently noted that I have lost the pad fat in the palms of my hands. I didn't ask him at the time, but since he made note of it each time I saw him I was wondering what this is significant of?
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Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Photograph required

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Fat pad is lost when fibrosis is happening In deep tissue.
It can happen in conditions like scleroderma.
Can you please upload a photograph of the involved area.
This will help me in giving a closer diagnosis.
Waiting for your response.
Thank you.
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