Case Studies

Case 1

A 55 year old gentleman with neglected varicose veins both legs and no DVT had severe pain, swelling, marked discolouration of the ankles and lower legs for years. In other words he was a neglected case of varicose veins. First...

Case 2

A patient presented with an infected diabetic foot with the dorsum of the foot necrotic. Necrotic skin, dorsum of foot He underwent debridement in the OT where the dead skin was removed and then the patient had VAC dressings till...

Case 3

Young male patient presented with a throbbing mass in the thigh following a leg injury long time ago.  Besides he did not have much problems except pain locally which had been worsening over  a period of time and was becoming...

Case 4

A young man presented with a ball like swelling in the upper limb - a false aneurysm. The artery was dilated, painful, tender and pulsatile. The distal pulses at the wrist were present. The enlarged blood vessel shown. Dissection was...

Case 5

55 year old heavy smoker gentleman presented with pain on walking in both legs involving the calves, thighs and buttock muscles relieved on resting. There was no pain at night. There was a history of impotence. A CT Angiogram ordered...

Case – 6

Diagnosis  DVT left leg with suspected PE with secondary varicose veins History The patient had painful swelling left leg for the past 8 months. This was proven on colour Doppler study to be Ilio-femoral DVT. He was on treatment for...

Case – 7

Diagnosis Bilateral Varicose veins History The patient has had prominent varicose veins for the past 10 years and have been progressively increasing. Now there is pain in the legs and discolouration at the right ankle. Marked varicose veins right leg...

Case – 8

Diagnosis – Occluded right distal Superficial Femoral Artery. History – The patient complained of right calf claudication at 100 yards which was progressively worsening for the last 4 years. There was no associated rest pain. There were no ulcers or...

Case – 9

Diagnosis – Venous perforator left leg History – Mr. X has pain left leg and dermatitis left ankle for long. He had varicose veins surgery left leg at AIIMS in January 2005, but the pain persisted and the dermatitis became...

Case – 10

Diagnosis Acute ischemia left leg secondary to occluded graft. History Acute onset of pain left leg and foot 30 hours before presenting to the hospital. The foot and lower ½ of the leg went cold and felt slightly numb. The...