We agree with Dr Kurz that extensive testing is not a substitute for a good history and physical examination. The article stresses the occurrence of lymphoma as a sometimes-overlooked cause of unilateral leg edema. The good clinical judgment of modern house officers, we hope, will make Dr Kurz' fears that it will lead to extensive unnecessary work-ups unfounded.
|Number of pages||1|
|Journal||JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association|
|State||Published - 9 Oct 1981|