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tender red swollen calf with

1 ---- horizontal demarcation line below which these findings are found (above is normal)


2 ---- palpable cord like structures below the skin going up to the popliteal fossa?

options -- (for both)
DVT/bakers cyst/lymphangitis/lymphedema/ruptured bakers cyst/ varicosities/ cellulitis??


what are the answers in each case??
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Cellulitis n lymphangitis respectively
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If demarcated...it's more likely to be erysipelas than cellulitis...but don't see it in the options....so cellulitis best....


The other is varicose veins
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tender red swollen calf with

1-- horizontal demarcation line below which these findings are found (above is normal)>>>>>>>>>>>>ruptured bakers cyst


2---- palpable cord like structures below the skin going up to the popliteal fossa?>>>>>>>>>>thrombophlebitis



options -- (for both)
DVT/bakers cyst/lymphangitis/lymphedema/ruptured bakers cyst/ varicosities/ cellulitis??


what are the answers in each case??
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You seem obsessed with this topic, you just discussed it few weeks ago here
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You seem obsessed with this topic, you just discussed it few weeks ago here
Differential Diagnosis of Red Swollen Painful Calf
yup.. cos more n more questions keep coming up .. n are just confusing!
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1. Anserine bursitis
2. Varicosities


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tender red swollen calf with

1 ---- horizontal demarcation line below which these findings are found (above is normal)


2 ---- palpable cord like structures below the skin going up to the popliteal fossa?

options -- (for both)
DVT/bakers cyst/lymphangitis/lymphedema/ruptured bakers cyst/ varicosities/ cellulitis??


what are the answers in each case??
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