Lipoedema: from clinical presentation to therapy. A review of the literature.

  title={Lipoedema: from clinical presentation to therapy. A review of the literature.},
  author={Sterre Irene Langendoen and Loeb Habbema and T Nijsten and H A Martino Neumann},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  volume={161 5},
Lipoedema is an infrequently recognized disorder in women. Lipoedema is characterized by bilateral enlargement of the legs due to abnormal depositions of subcutaneous fat associated with often mild oedema. There is substantial variability in disease severity. The diagnosis should be made as early as possible to prevent complications of the disorder, which is associated with increasing functional and cosmetic morbidity. This review describes clinical manifestations, pathogenesis, technical… CONTINUE READING

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