TITLE

Lipedema -- The Non-Lymphatic Masquerader

AUTHOR(S)
Beninson, Joseph; Edelglass, John W.
PUB. DATE
August 1984
SOURCE
Angiology;Aug1984, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p506
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
16352651

 

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