Feel pulse in 7 places between foot + leg. Unilateral swelling posteriorly. US + ABI normal. Have P. Vera + Crohn's. Time for arteriogram + venogram?

Feeling pulse. Feeling pulse in itself is not a bad thing. However the swelling needs to be examined to determine next course of action. Need not necessarily be arteriogram/venogram. The swelling may be nonvascular in nature.

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Polycythemia vera verified by second opinion. + Crohn’s. Unilateral calf swelling. Unilateral superficial vein. D-dimer + US normal. Get venogram?

Hard to know. The correct answer would depend upon your Wells score or some other method of predicitng the pre test probability of DVT. If one were to assume that this is a high pretest scenario then venogram would be the most appropriate next step. IF this would be considered a moderate risk scneario than a repeate US in several days time would be warrented. Read more...
Difficult to know. Polycythemia vera and Chrons are both risk factors for DVT . Also your sign and symptoms are suspicious for DVT. Venous Doppler US for a single exam may miss small DVT especially in the calf. D dimer if normal pretty sensitive. Many options repeat: Ultrasound and possibly d dimer, venogram [but these are not done much now], follow closely. Recommend close follow up with your doctor/ vein expert. Read more...