Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Leg Swelling (one leg) and Body Swelling 31 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 31 conditions that can cause Leg Swelling (one leg) and Body Swelling.

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There are 7 common conditions that can cause Leg Swelling (one leg) and Body Swelling.
  1. Cellulitis
  2. Leg Cellulitis
  3. Quadriceps Muscle Strain
  4. Quadriceps Tendon Rupture
  5. Skin Infections
  6. Varicose Veins
  7. Wound Infection
There are 5 somewhat common conditions that can cause Leg Swelling (one leg) and Body Swelling.
  1. Femur Fracture
  2. Hamstring Strain
  3. Leg Injury
  4. Staph Infections
  5. Stasis Dermatitis
There are 7 uncommon conditions that can cause Leg Swelling (one leg) and Body Swelling.
  1. Baker's Cyst
  2. Deep Venous Thrombosis
  3. Hamstring Rupture
  4. Osteomyelitis
  5. Peripheral Vascular Disease
  6. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  7. Vascular Injuries
There are 12 rare conditions that can cause Leg Swelling (one leg) and Body Swelling.
  1. Bone Cancer
  2. Bone Tumor
  3. Compartment Syndrome
  4. Elephantiasis Filarial
  5. Ewing's Sarcoma
  6. Gangrene
  7. Multiple Myeloma
  8. Osteoid Osteoma
  9. Patellar Tendon Rupture
  10. Pathologic Bone Fracture
  11. Quadriceps Muscle Rupture
  12. Septic Thrombophlebitis

Last Updated: Aug 23, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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