Lipoedema complicated by secondary lymphoedema

Anne Williams, Isobel MacEwan

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Anne Williams and Isobel MacEwan of Talk Lipoedema supply an overview of an often misunderstood disorder and the effects of additional complications – and provide guidance for supporting self-management in patients

This article explores the pathophysiology of lipoedema, and the changes to the lymphatic system in someone with lipoedema. It aims to identify some of the challenges for individuals who live with lipoedema complicated by secondary lymphoedema, and provides information for health professionals in managing associated problems such as cellulitis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)284-289
Number of pages6
JournalPractice Nursing
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jul 2017
Externally publishedYes


  • lipoedema
  • lymphoedema
  • lymphatic system
  • cellulitis


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