There seem to be no nocioceptors (pain and temperature sensitive nerve endings) in subcutaneous fat. there are nocioceptors and other receptors in veins running through fat, but these can be avoided. Does this mean that subcutaneous fat can be cut, or otherwise traumatised, such as with diathermy (burning) without causing pain?

  • $\begingroup$ No nerves no pain I guess... $\endgroup$ – cagliari2005 Mar 30 '15 at 16:54

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