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* cms question - next step to confirm Dx?
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  cd8tcell - 01/13/18 12:31
 
  37 A moderately obese 27-year-old woman, gravida 1, para 1, comes to the physician because of pain and tenderness in her left thigh for 2 days. She delivered a healthy newborn at term 6 days ago. Examination shows tenderness and swelling over the left thigh and calf. There is pain in the left calf with dorsiflexion of the left foot. Which of the following is the most appropriate next step to confirm the diagnosis?

Doppler flow study
Duplex venous ultrasonography
Impedance plethysmography
Fibrinogen leg scan


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Why Duplex venous ultrasonography and not Doppler flow study?
 
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