Monday, October 14, 2013

Tired, Heavy Legs


This 60 year old obese smoker complains of aching and swelling of his legs, especially when standing or seated for a prolonged time. The pain is not relieved with rest. His past surgical history is significant for bilateral knee replacements for osteoarthritis.

Challenge: What's your diagnosis?

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1 comment:

Craig Chen said...

Tired Heavy Legs

This is chronic venous insufficiency with varicose veins.

Sources: UpToDate; Wikipedia.