Swelling of the ankles – feet – legs; Ankle swelling; Foot swelling; Leg swelling; Edema – peripheral; Peripheral edema
Definition of Foot, leg, and ankle swelling
Painless swelling of the feet and ankles is a common problem, particularly among older people.
A.D.A.M. Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Greg Juhn, MTPW, David R. Eltz. Previously reviewed by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine (5/21/2009). – 12/1/2009