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Leg pain and swelling in pregnancy and puerperium 

Leg pain and swelling in pregnancy and puerperium
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Leg pain and swelling in pregnancy and puerperium
Author(s):

Sambit Mukhopadhyay

, Edward Morris

, and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199651399.003.0047
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date: 26 February 2020

This chapter discusses the common causes of leg pain and swelling in pregnancy, including DVT, superficial thrombophlebitis, and cellulitis. It discusses risk factors for the development of venous thromboembolism, clinical diagnosis, investigations, and treatment.

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