A tight, swollen red leg

An obese 68-year-old woman presented with a six-month history of left lower leg oedema and erythema.

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Professor Murrell is head of dermatology at St George Hospital, and conjoint professor at the University of NSW.

This article was co-authored by Alice Cheape, a medical student at the University of NSW and Dr Charlotte Gollins, a clinical research fellow at St George Hospital.