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 study evaluated the accuracy of computed tomography (CT) scans in distinguishing lymphedema from deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and lipodystrophy (lipedema).
This study examines the effects of varicose vein surgery for lymphedema or lipedema patients. Results found that leg swelling worsened or was unchanged in greater than 90% of patients after undergoing a varicose vein operation.
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.