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Calf edema in trichinosis

Diffuse and intense muscle involvement in trichinosis results in marked swelling of the calves. Besides muscle pain, change in muscle consistency to “stony hard” is a characteristic finding. (Contributed by Dr. Anan Srikiatkhachorn.)

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