Approach to Lower Limb Oedema

Approach to Lower Limb Oedema 1st Edition-1

Satyendra K. Tiwary


Lower limb edema is the commonest peripheral edema affecting the legs, ankle, and foot. The cause may be simple, sometimes like sitting for a long time in a plane or standing for too long in the journey or work. Sometimes, it may be a result of more serious underlying diseases like systemic diseases in the form of cardiac failure, liver disease, or renal impairment, etc. It is a manifestation leading to consultation from so many specialists like Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Neurology, Vascular Surgery, Cardiology, Nephrology, Medicine, Radiotherapy, Physical Medicine, and Rehabilitation.

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