What causes swelling and large bruise behind the knee and on the ankle?
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Posted Sun, 23 Feb 2014 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Answered by Dr. Vaddadi Suresh 20 minutes later
Brief Answer: swelling could be edema or venous thrombosis Detailed Answer: Hi M, welcome to XXXXXXX The swelling could be edema, venous thrombosis(because, he is on steroids for some time) or infection of skin. Please provide us with some answers for a diagnosis. 1)is the swelling painful? 2)Is it warm? 3)is there any symptom like fever 4)Does it form a pi when pressure is applied? PLEASE POST THE PICTURE FOR BETTER UNDERSTANDING. waiting for your reply.