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My right leg just below knee to end of calf is swollen to size of tree stump.doc said it was accumulation of fat cells, called?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Let advise you: Press on skin over tibia (chin bone). Then run pads of fingers over the area pressed and note if there is an indentation. If indentation is noted. If this test show indentation this means it is not fat it is fluid (edema), if did not show this means it is fat.

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Last updated Jul 19, 2017

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