Lipedema -- The Non-Lymphatic Masquerader

Beninson, Joseph; Edelglass, John W.
August 1984
Angiology;Aug1984, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p506
Academic Journal
Two cases of lipedema are presented. They illustrate this clinical syndrome which occurs almost exclusively in women and presents as grossly enlarged legs, thighs and buttocks. The etiology remains uncertain. Although infrequently diagnosed, lipedema is not rare. We report success treating such patients with properly measured and fitted compression garments.


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