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Clinical examination remains crucial to the correct diagnosis: a case of severe peripheral oedema referred for investigation of heart failure

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  • Contributor SM and AL were responsible for conception or design of the work. SM, LP and TSCdS collected the data. Echocardiogram was done by TSCdS. SM and LP drafted the article. AL did the critical revision of the article. All authors participated in the patient care, conceived the presented idea, researched the literature and wrote the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

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  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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Footnotes

  • Contributor SM and AL were responsible for conception or design of the work. SM, LP and TSCdS collected the data. Echocardiogram was done by TSCdS. SM and LP drafted the article. AL did the critical revision of the article. All authors participated in the patient care, conceived the presented idea, researched the literature and wrote the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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