Evaluation of the Patient With Leg Swelling
Dr. Thomas Maldonado shares best practices for evaluation of lower extremity edema. Abridged from Navigating Lower Extremity Swelling in Your Practice.
- Differential diagnosis of lower extremity LE is essential.
- Systemic causes of LE should be ruled out as a first step in evaluation.
- A new evidence-based diagnostic algorithm can help streamline clinical practice.