Case 58 – the beginning

Welcome back to TeamHaem. Please read the case below then make some comments/answer the questions on Twitter using #TeamHaem.


A 37 year old female presents to her general practitioner with a swollen leg which has gotten worse over the past few days . She recently went on a car journey for one and a half hours and is worried about a DVT.



  • What further information would you want to know?
  • What are the differentials diagnoses of a ‘swollen leg’


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