This article aims to describe the condition of lipoedema, how to recognise/diagnose it, current treatment options and the findings of a 240-patient survey carried out by Lipoedema UK in 2013 that included documenting the difficulties for patients in obtaining a diagnosis as well as the mental and physical effects of the condition.
This paper presents a case report where a rare genetic disorder called Familial Sotos syndrome is associated with insulin-dependent diabetes, bronchial asthma, and severe lipedema.
This paper shows an extreme case of lipedema complicated by lymphedema in a 52-year old woman that resulted in an abdomen of enormous dimensions.
This study examined the correlation between lipedema and multiple microlymphatic aneurysms of lymphatic capillaries in lipedema-affected skin regions.
Lipoedema is often confused with obesity and women are judged, shamed and blamed by healthcare professionals, either implicitly or explicitly.This research poster describes the experiences of women with lipedema interacting with healthcare professionals, and how anti-fat bias has impacted the quality of care they receive.