11.19.07

Stages of Cellulite

Posted in Cellulite at 4:00 pm

The Nurnberger - Muller scale can be used to classify cellulite based on a four-stage process, beginning with normal skin and terminating with its most advanced stage. The stages or degrees of cellulite are as follows:

  • Degree 0: Results in no cause of cellulite or apparent visible alterations to the skin surface
  • Degree I: Results in no cause of cellulite or apparent visible alterations to the skin surface. Orange peel appearance of the skin becomes visible by the pinch test or muscular contraction.
  • Degree II: Results in a visible cause of cellulite. Orange peel appearance of the skin is evident to the naked eye, without the help of any manipulation.
  • Degree III: Results in a visible cause of cellulite. Presence of the same alterations as described in degree II with raised areas and nodules.

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