Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Leg Swelling (unilateral) and Leg Tenderness 18 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 18 conditions that can cause Leg Swelling (unilateral) and Leg Tenderness.

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There are 4 common conditions that can cause Leg Swelling (unilateral) and Leg Tenderness.
  1. Calf Strain
  2. Cellulitis
  3. Leg Cellulitis
  4. Leg Contusion
There are 4 somewhat common conditions that can cause Leg Swelling (unilateral) and Leg Tenderness.
  1. Femur Fracture
  2. Hamstring Strain
  3. Leg Injury
  4. Leg Strain
There are 6 uncommon conditions that can cause Leg Swelling (unilateral) and Leg Tenderness.
  1. Deep Venous Thrombosis
  2. Hamstring Rupture
  3. Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome
  4. Osteomyelitis
  5. Tibia Fracture
  6. Tibial Stress Fracture
There are 4 rare conditions that can cause Leg Swelling (unilateral) and Leg Tenderness.
  1. Bone Tumor
  2. Compartment Syndrome
  3. Gangrene
  4. Pathologic Bone Fracture

Last Updated: Dec 21, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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