LEG SWELLING

What are the differential diagnoses of unilateral leg swelling?

  • Lymphoedema.
  • DVT.
  • Angioneurotic oedema.
  • Ruptured Baker’s cyst.
  • Chronic venous insufficiency.
  • Traumatic.
  • Cellulitis.
  • Angio-oedema.
  • Compartment syndrome following trauma or surgery (requires immediate fasciotomy).

What are the causes of non-pitting oedema?

  • Lymphoedema due to any cause.
  • Myxoedema.

What are the differential diagnoses of Bilateral pitting oedema?

  • CCF.
  • Nephrotic syndrome.
  • Cirrhosis of liver (in advanced stage).
  • Hypoproteinaemia.
  • Inferior vena caval obstruction.
  • Iliac vein thrombosis.
  • Pregnancy.
  • Drugs (calcium channel blockers, such as nifedipine or amlodipine).
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