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A case of familial unilateral tight shoe
  1. Rajiv Sinha1,
  2. Vivek Raman2,
  3. Baba Inusa3
  1. 1London Deanery, London, UK
  2. 2Guy‘s Hospital, London, UK
  3. 3Evelina Children’s Hospital, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr Rajiv Sinha
    Division of Nephrology, British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada V6H 3V4;rajivsinha_in{at}

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An apparently healthy 13 year old girl noted progressive swelling of the left leg as her shoe was becoming increasingly tight. A general examination was unremarkable apart from non-pitting oedema of the left leg without any signs of inflammation. Further questioning revealed that her mother also had a similar “shoe …

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