Letter to the Editor Answered by the Author
Synopsis: This letter to the editor points out that photographs of an obese-looking person in a previous issue show lipedema instead of lymphedema. The author asks why a lympangiography and MRI were performed when the correct diagnosis could have been made by physical examination.
Abstract: Letter to the editor
Keywords: lipedema, lipoedema, lymphedema, obesity, lympangiography, magnetic resonance imaging, MRI, misdiagnosis
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Other Link: http://www.nejm.org/doi/pdf/10.1056/NEJM199305203282015