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Polycythemia vera, knots on leg, no fever, cellulitis?

My 75 y/o white female mother has a history of policythemia vera. She has had knots that are hot to touch show up on her legs before. She has one now behind her r knee . She is not running a fever that I know of at this time. Could this be cellulitis?
Asked On : Sat, 24 Mar 2012
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Cellulitis should hav fever leg pain and rednesss...clots in the blood is unlikely to prezent as knits on the leg...if those ate soft painls could be a benign can consult a surgeon if the swelling is really bothering you....
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