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Swelling of the leg

Swelling of the leg: Introduction

Swelling of the leg: occurs due to abnormal accumulation of fluid in the tissues of the lower extremity. See detailed information below for a list of 35 causes of Swelling of the leg, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Swelling of the leg: Symptom Checker

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Swelling of the leg: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Swelling of the leg may include these symptoms:

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Swelling of the leg

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Detailed list of causes of Swelling of the leg

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How Common are these Causes of Swelling of the leg?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Swelling of the leg. Of the 35 causes of Swelling of the leg that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 32 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Swelling of the leg:

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Causes of Swelling of the leg Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Swelling of the leg based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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    Medical Conditions associated with Swelling of the leg:

    Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes)

    Symptoms related to Swelling of the leg:

    Baker cyst, Cellulitis (28 causes), Cirrhosis of liver (119 causes), Congestive heart failure (140 causes), Anasarca, Eosinophilic fasciitis (4 causes), Scleroderma, Lymphedema (73 causes), Leg vein obstruction, Phlebitis (42 causes), Trauma

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