Difference b/w muscular cramp and DVT in calf muscles and what are the distinguish features ?

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DVT - lower limb Oedema present Muscular cramp - No oedema DVT - progressively increasing pain and swelling Muscular cramp - is static pain DVT - oedema and pain may extend to proximal lower limb Muscular cramp - pain localised to group of Muscle DVT - Doppler shows thrombosis Muscle cramp - Doppler do not show thrombosis DVT - raised D Dimer Muscle cramp - Normal D Dimer
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DVT. There would be a history of prolonged bed ridden ..like burn..post laparotomy ...and localized raised temp and firm and erthymatous all these r clinical finding..without any comorbidies ..spontaneous DVT I'd a rare entitiy...and muscle cramp is aching pain ..where as DVT throbbing pain with increased local temp and firm ..erythemotosus not always in early phase ..
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In muscular cramps there is static pain localised to a group of muscles while in DVT there is pain and edema progressively increasing, may extend to proximal lower limb. Doppler shows thrombus in DVT
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In DVT * throbbing pain, warm and red skin, palpable thickened veins * pain can occur anytime In Cramp * localised muscle pain, palpable muscle tightness * more in night
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