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What is Lipodermatosclerosis?

What is Lipodermatosclerosis?

  • Lipodermatosclerosis: A rare condition that affects the skin above the ankles. It tends to occur in people with chronic vein problems which affects the blood flow the this area of skin. The skin becomes smooth, brown, tight and painful.

Lipodermatosclerosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Lipodermatosclerosis, or a subtype of Lipodermatosclerosis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Lipodermatosclerosis: Introduction

Types of Lipodermatosclerosis:

Broader types of Lipodermatosclerosis:

How serious is Lipodermatosclerosis?

Complications of Lipodermatosclerosis: see complications of Lipodermatosclerosis

What causes Lipodermatosclerosis?

Causes of Lipodermatosclerosis: see causes of Lipodermatosclerosis

What are the symptoms of Lipodermatosclerosis?

Symptoms of Lipodermatosclerosis: see symptoms of Lipodermatosclerosis

Complications of Lipodermatosclerosis: see complications of Lipodermatosclerosis

Lipodermatosclerosis: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Lipodermatosclerosis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Lipodermatosclerosis: Internist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Lipodermatosclerosis.
Treatments for Lipodermatosclerosis: see treatments for Lipodermatosclerosis

Name and Aliases of Lipodermatosclerosis

Main name of condition: Lipodermatosclerosis

Other names or spellings for Lipodermatosclerosis:

Acute lipodermatosclerosis

Acute lipodermatosclerosis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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