Friday, January 5, 2024 – Episode 1273

Friday, January 5, 2024 - Episode 1273
By: Leslyn Keith, OTD, CLT-LANA

Diagnosis Variations and Approaches to Treating Lipedema

  • Today, I’d like to share insights from a research paper authored by a group of surgeons affiliated with the Department for Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery at Trinity Hospital in Wesseling, Germany.
  • The paper is titled, Differential diagnoses and treatment of lipedema, and was published in the peer-reviewed journal Plastic and Aesthetic Research in March 2020.
  • According to the authors, the accurate diagnosis and treatment of lipedema are crucial. However, distinguishing between obesity and lipedema proves challenging, given their frequent coexistence.