Letter to the Editor Answered by the Author

Letter to the Editor Answered by the Author

NEJM; 1993

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

APA Citation: Loughlin, V., (1993, May 20). [Letter to the editor]. The New England Journal of Medicine, 328:1496.

AMA Citation: Loughlin V. Massive Obesity Simulating Lymphedema [Letter to the editor]. The New England Journal of Medicine. 1993; 328:1496. doi: 10.1056/NEJM199305203282015