Question 1; what signs and symptoms are associated with this condition?
1. Unilateral leg swelling, warmth, and erythema
2. Palpating the venous tract, which is often tender
3. Increased tissue turgor
4. Distention of superficial veins
5. Phlegmasia cerulea dolens (tense swelling of the lower extremity with tenderness of the thigh)
(Reference; CMAJ 175(9) October 24,2006 : 1087-92)