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Infant has lower limb swelling, tender to touch, warm. Any ideas?

hi, i have a neonate now 3 weeks old.has bilateral lower limb swelling up to thigh level, tender to touch and slightly warm.No history of fever reported, has normal heart sounds , normal respiration, abdomen and cns exam seem normal.investigations CXR- normal, cbc peripheral films unremarkable,RFTs Cr 0.2, urea 100 ,Na-low,k- hi (5.6), albumin -normal,any ideas...limbs quite tender..thanks nicholas
Asked On : Sun, 16 Sep 2012
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Hi, are you the treating doctor?
The differential diagnosis will be the following.
Sick baby.- Cellulitis,sclerema
Well looking baby..-congenital lymphedema
Answered: Sun, 16 Sep 2012
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