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07 May 2021: Articles

A 41-Year-Old Woman with Excessive Fat of the Lower Body Since Puberty with Progression to Swollen Ankles and Feet Despite Caloric Restriction, Due to Lipedema and Protein-Calorie Malnutrition: A Case of Stage 3 Lipedema

Mistake in diagnosis, Educational Purpose (only if useful for a systematic review or synthesis), Rare coexistence of disease or pathology

Thomas F. Wright A* , Karen L. Herbst D

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.930306

Am J Case Rep 2021; 22:e930306

Table 3. Laboratory test results.

Test NameResultRange
White blood cell3.03.8–10.8 K/µL
Hemoglobin9.811.7–15.5 g/dL
Platelet count380140–400 K/µL
Absolute neutrophils17001500–7800 cells/µL
Vitamin D10 ng/ml20–40 ng/ml
LDL65Desirable: < 100 mg/dL
HDL63Desirable: < 50 mg/dL
Total cholesterol153Normal:
Glucose87 mg/dL70–120 mg/dL
Albumin2.03.6–5.1 g/dL
Total protein5.56.1–8.1 g/dL
Blood urea nitrogen107–25 mg/dL
Creatinine0.60.5–1.05 mg/dL
Sodium137135–146 mmol/L
Potassium3.73.5–5.3 mmol/L
Chloride10098–110 mmol/L
Carbon dioxide22 mmol/L20–32 mmol/L
Calcium8.4 mg/dl8.6–10.4 mg/dL
Radiotracer uptake in lymph nodes with slightly delayed clearance in all 4 limbs; interpreted as normal
LDL – low-density lipoprotein; HDL – high-density lipoprotein.

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American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923
American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923