In contrast to the stage classification, which looks at the condition of the skin and tissue, the affected areas of the body are underlined when classifying by type.
Type 1: The subcutaneous fat is increased above all in the area of buttocks and hips, the so-called riding trousers are the result.
Type 2: Lipoedema has spread to the knees, resulting in increased formation of fat on the inside of the knees.
Type 3: The disease now extends from the hips to the ankles.
Type 4: Lipoedema now also affects the arms. The wrists are not affected.
Good to know: Lipolymphedema is a mixture of lipedema and lymphedema that can develop if a lipedema remains untreated for too long.
We are experts in the treatment of lipedema and recognize the disease at first glance. In addition, we can advise you in detail on all therapy measures and carry them out in our practice. Come to us – we will be happy to assist you and accompany you on your way.