Unilateral edema


  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Venous insufficiency
  • Baker’s cyst (rupture or obstruction of popliteal vein)
  • Cellulitis
  • Trauma
  • Lymphatic obstruction, eg, obstruction by pelvic tumor
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • Tumor or fibrosis obstructing iliac vein
  • May-Thurner syndrome (left iliac vein compressed by right common iliac artery)
  • Loiasis (Loa loa infection)

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Last updated: December 1, 2014