lipoedema

lip·o·e·de·ma

(lip'ō-e-dē'mă),
Edema of subcutaneous fat, causing painful swellings, especially of the legs in women.

lip·o·e·de·ma

(lip'ō-ĕ-dē'mă)
Edema of subcutaneous fat, causing painful swellings, especially of the legs in women.
Synonym(s): cellulite (2) , lipo-oedema.
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After watching a television programme featuring two women suffering from the same sort of symptoms, Janine became convinced she actually had lipoedema - an abnormal buildup of fat cells in the legs, thighs and buttocks.
The centre, which offers NHS services to people suffering from Lymphoedema, Lipoedema & Chronic Oedema, that are all issues with painful swelling on the body, has moved from its old site at the Mary Stevens Hospice in Stourbridge.
The centre, which offers NHS services to people suffering from lymphoedema, lipoedema and chronic oedema, has moved from its old site at the Mary Stevens Hospice in Stourbridge.
They are planning a new product line for Lipoedema patients and we are working with them to perfect the product.
She was obese but also had lipoedema, in which parts of the body become enlarged due to a build-up of abnormal fat cells.
She suffers with a condition called lipoedema which is thought to be caused by hormones and leads to areas of the body becoming enlarged.
Vicki Hull, 29, was born with lipoedema, known as "painful fat syndrome", which causes fatty tissue to build up in the lower body.
Jodie told the Sunday People that one doctor had suggested she suffers from lipoedema, a long-term chronic condition which causes fluid retention in the legs and lower body.
(2009) Water jet-assisted liposuction for patients with lipoedema: histologic and immunohistologic analysis of the aspirates of 30 lipoedema patients.
She has just been diagnosed with lipoedema - a chronic medical condition that affects her body's lymphatic system, causing fatty deposits to build up on her limbs.
Contract notice: Trial of "liposuction in lipoedema"
But her life was transformed when she finally discovered she had lipoedema - a condition which piles fat on to the legs and arms.