Congenital Lower Limb Enlargement in a Newborn


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Abstract:  A full-term newborn presented with swelling of his right leg soon after birth. There was no alteration in Doppler. The grandmother and other relatives were said to have shown a similar history at birth. Milroy’s disease was then diagnosed and compressive massage was advised.