Lipedema: a frequently misdiagnosed and misunderstood fatty deposition syndrome.

@article{Fife2010LipedemaAF,
  title={Lipedema: a frequently misdiagnosed and misunderstood fatty deposition syndrome.},
  author={Caroline E. Fife and Erik Alberto Maus and Marissa Janine Carter},
  journal={Advances in skin & wound care},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={81-92; quiz 93-4}
}
PURPOSE To enhance the learner's competence in caring for patients with lipedema through understanding the differential diagnoses, pathophysiology, and treatment/management options. TARGET AUDIENCE This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in skin and wound care. OBJECTIVES After participating in this educational activity, the participant should be better able to: 1. Differentiate lipedema from other similar diagnoses. 2. Tell patients with… CONTINUE READING

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