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Joachim Zuther, Lymphedema Specialist. Read more
Lohmann Rauscher
MediUSA

Tactile Medical

A Closer Look at Lipedema and the Effects on the Lymphatic System

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Lipedema is characterized by symmetric enlargement of the limbs, generally affecting the lower extremities extending from the hips to the ankles secondary to the deposition of fat; upper extremities are affected in 30% (1) of the cases.

Lipedema is not rare and not caused by a disorder of the lymphatic system, but is . . . → Read More: A Closer Look at Lipedema and the Effects on the Lymphatic System