Helen Howard

56 y old female

 

PC       painful swollen left leg

 

HPC     started yesterday morning

gradually getting worse

pain when walking

also noticed weight loss 6kg in 3 months

additonally occasional headaches

PMH    rheumatoid arthritis (RA)

 – quite immobile – bilateral hip replacements

deep vein thrombosis (DVT) 1995 left leg

hysterectomy 1995

DH       non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID)

steroids

hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

no known drug allergies (NKDA)

SH       lives with husband – he is the main carer

medically retired shopkeeper

non-smoker

no alcohol

FH       sister - stroke