A fourteen-year-old girl presented with a history of intermittent bilateral swelling in her ankles associated with moderate but progressively worsening pain that lasted for two years. The patient had been previously investigated and ankle X-rays, US and MRI, echocardiogram, blood and urine tests were negative. Physical examination highlighted bilateral non-pitting oedema. A scintigraphy was performed. The present paper discusses different diagnostic hypotheses and treatment options.

Un'adolescente con uno strano e persistente gonfiore alle caviglie

Corona F.
;
Trombetta A.;Barbi E.
2022

Abstract

A fourteen-year-old girl presented with a history of intermittent bilateral swelling in her ankles associated with moderate but progressively worsening pain that lasted for two years. The patient had been previously investigated and ankle X-rays, US and MRI, echocardiogram, blood and urine tests were negative. Physical examination highlighted bilateral non-pitting oedema. A scintigraphy was performed. The present paper discusses different diagnostic hypotheses and treatment options.
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