Cellulite is also known as adiposis edematosa and orange peel syndrome amongst some other names. It is a condition in which the skin has a lumpy and dimpled appearance.
Cellulite mostly happens to postpubescent females and happens when fat beneath the skin hernias and begins to show up as little dimples on the skin.
Cellulite mostly happens in the pelvic region, such as the buttocks, lower limbs and abdomen and happens to a large number of women; 85% to 98% of women. It can happen in men too, but mostly happens to women.
The severity of Cellulite could be graded on a three level scale. Grade 1 is the mildest where the skin has an “orange peel” appearance and where there is 1 and 4 depressions in the skin. Grade 2 is the next on the scale where the cellulite has a “Cottage Cheese” appearance. The most severe is Grade 3 where the cellulite has a “mattress” appearance