This article introduces lipedema and describes the epidemiology, clinical presentation and various stages, pathophysiology, current treatments and future treatments of the disease.
This article discusses the potential diagnosis of lipedema with respect to women whose bodies are becoming continually more pear-shaped (heavier lower half of the body).
This article offers an overview of lipedema and the need for greater awareness about the disease.
This article describes the anatomical and physiological basis of lipedema.
Lipedema patients can use this synopsis to learn more about their disease, and to help them understand and evaluate the various therapeutic options available to treat lipedema.
This article discusses the difficulties lipedema patients face, including misdiagnosis, unresponsiveness to diet and exercise, physical pain, and distress over the appearance of their legs. A case study follows a 21-year old patient with lipedema who was successfully treated with liposuction and compression.