Lipedema: a clinical entity distinct from lymphedema.

  title={Lipedema: a clinical entity distinct from lymphedema.},
  author={George H. Rudkin and Timothy A. Miller},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={94 6},
  pages={841-7; discussion 848-9}
In a review of 250 cases of lymphedema of the lower extremity, 9 patients were noted to share unique similarities in their history and physical findings. Although these patients had mild swelling in their pretibial areas and were all referred with a diagnosis of lymphedema of the legs, their findings differed significantly from the usual patient with either… CONTINUE READING