Lipedema and Lymphedema: Myth-busting and Case Controversies

Dr. Karen Herbst and an expert panel explain the pathophysiology of lipedema and lymphedema. [Panelists: Steven Dean, Thomas Wright and Tony Gasparis.]

  • Distinguishing lipedema from other fat/lymphatic disorders is challenging but essential.
  • Lipedema may be a sub-type of lymphedema.
  • Weight loss alone will not resolve lipedema.