Sunday, April 14, 2024 – Episode 1373

Sunday, April 14, 2024 - Episode 1373
By: Leslyn Keith, OTD, CLT-LANA

Exploring the Intersection of Lipedema and Venous Disease

  • Today, I’ll be discussing a paper authored by two physicians based in France.
  • Titled Frequency of lipoedema in patients consulting a vein clinic for mild to moderate superficial venous disorder with symptoms: A retrospective analysis, this paper was published in the peer-reviewed journal Journal of Vascular Medicine in April 2023.
  • The study sets out to investigate the prevalence of lipedema among female patients seeking treatment at a vein clinic for chronic leg pain.
  • The authors highlight the underrecognition and misdiagnosis of lipedema, emphasizing the importance of understanding the frequency of lipedema cases among patients visiting vein clinics.
  • For further information, you can download the blood pressure pamphlet HERE.