PEDAL EDEMA MNEMONICS 1. BILATERAL: "Can Large Legs Ruin
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Mancy Anam
PEDAL EDEMA MNEMONICS

1. BILATERAL:
"Can Large Legs Ruin Thin Veins"
C - Congestive Heart Failure Constrictive Pericarditis
L - Liver: Cirrhosis, portal hypertension
L - Lymph obstruction
R - Renal: Nephrotic Syndrome
T - Thyroid: Pretibial Myxedema
V - Venous Insufficiency Index
UNILATERAL
"BIG TOES"
B - Baker Cyst Rupture, Bleed into muscle
I - Insufficient Veins
G - Groin/Pelvic Mass Obstructing Lymph Flow - Gout
T - Thrombophlebitis - Trauma/Fracture/Sprain - Tendon Rupture - Plantaris Longus or Achilles tendon
O - Osteomyelitis/Cellulitis
E - Elephantiasis - Lymph obstruction
S - Sting/Allergic Reaction to contact or bite
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S●●●●a K●●●●●i
S●●●●a K●●●●●i General Medicine
Hi Mancy, I searched for this post right now since the mnemonic had stuck to my head and helped me give a brisk response today when I was asked about the causes of Unilateral edema. Just wanted to say, great work there! Thankyou!
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M●●●y A●●m
M●●●y A●●m General Medicine
Lovely ..thanyou ,i ll keep posting such further
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