Calf pain

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  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Claudication (arterial insufficiency)
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  • Myositis, eg, polymyositis, dermatomyositis
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  • Spinal stenosis (pseudoclaudication; usually back and thigh pain)

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Last updated: February 24, 2015

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