Case 29 Part 2



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What's inside?


 

Leg
Popliteal fossa
Edema fluid
Deep vein thrombosis
Semimembranosis muscle
Semitendinosis muscle
Gracilis muscle
Sartorius muscle
Gastrocnemius muscle (medial head)
Tendon



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Discussion Questions


 

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1. The left leg is swollen. How would you tell the difference clinically between an infected leg (cellulitis), compartment syndrome, deep venous thrombosis and congestive heart failure? What else is in your differential diagnosis?
 
 
2. There is a lot of edema fluid. What is edema fluid?
 
 
3. Would you expect edema fluid to look the same or different in the leg vs. the lungs?
 
 
4. What’s the differential diagnosis of edema when it occurs in both legs?
 
 
5. What’s the differential diagnosis of edema when it occurs in one leg?
 
 
6. What muscles would you anticipate attaching to or spanning the back of the knee? Can you identify any so far in the video?
 
 
7. What’s the difference between a tendon and a ligament?




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