Pitting Edema on Physical Exam

Pitting edema. This patient had a surgical procedure done (Bilateral Lapidus Fusion) around 6 weeks ago. Due to post-surgical immobilization she developed bilateral pitting edema - a common reaction of lower limbs immobilization.

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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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