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A 60-Year-Old Woman with Diabetes Mellitus and Severe Leg Pain

Daniel Caplivski and W. Michael Scheld

in Consultations in Infectious Disease

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Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9780199735006
Published online September 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199352845 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199735006.003.0052
A 60-Year-Old Woman with Diabetes Mellitus and Severe Leg Pain

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Case 11b: A 60-year-old woman with diabetes mellitus, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and vulvar cancer presented with 5 days of severe right leg pain and swelling. She had been treated for stage IV vulvar cancer with chemotherapy and local radiation, and had been in remission for 2 years. When she initially presented, her pain was severe enough that it was interfering with her ability to walk.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Medical Microbiology and Virology

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