8 Quick Questions About Lymphedema

Lymphedema is a difficult diagnosis. Test your knowledge of etiology, signs/symptoms, diagnostic clues, and complications.

A 12-year-old girl presented with lower-leg and foot swelling of 10 months’ duration. Lower extremity swelling is an uncommon presenting symptom in children and adolescents, the differential is broad, and the diagnosis is challenging. In this case, the girl had lymphedema.

Test your knowledge of lymphedema and how to recognize it by taking this quick 8-question quiz.

Note: If you would like more information on any of the questions, a link to the original article, “A Female Teen with Swollen Feet,” is provided on the last page of the quiz.



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For more information on all questions and answers, please visit“A Female Teen with Swollen Feet.”

“A Female Teen with Swollen Feet” is part of Dr Jonathan Schneider’s “Medical Mystery Tour” Special Report series featured in Patient Care. For other articles in the series, see the links below.

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