Calf pain mimicking thrombophlebitis

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Recent recognition that popliteal cysts can mimic thrombophlebitis elicited an important cause of calf pain. But other conditions are also culpable - cellulitis, rupture of the medial head of the gastrocnemius, and rupture of the plantaris tendon. The guidelines given here are helpful in pinpointing the cause and selecting appropriate treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)107-115
Number of pages9
JournalPostgraduate medicine
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1980
Externally publishedYes

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