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I have a pain in my lower calf leg, what can this be the result of?
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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In brief: Several things
Some are: phlebitis (inflammation/clot in vein of leg), arterial--vascular--insufficiency, muscle strain, tendon or ligament problem, degenerative process in knee or sac around knee known as bursa, which is inflammed (bursitis), forms a cyst (popliteal cyst), then ruptures, causing pain and swelling down calf and leg.
This last cause can exactly mimic phlebitis. Needs doctor's hx, px, dx, rx.

In brief: Several things
Some are: phlebitis (inflammation/clot in vein of leg), arterial--vascular--insufficiency, muscle strain, tendon or ligament problem, degenerative process in knee or sac around knee known as bursa, which is inflammed (bursitis), forms a cyst (popliteal cyst), then ruptures, causing pain and swelling down calf and leg.
This last cause can exactly mimic phlebitis. Needs doctor's hx, px, dx, rx.
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