Method Of Exam
Author: A. Chandrasekhar, MD
Consultant: H. Greisler, MD and F. Littooy, MD
Assess the pulse symmetry and amplitude of each leg vessel.
The dorsalis pedis pulse is palpable on the dorsum of the foot in the first intermetatarsal space just lateral to the extensor tendon of the great toe.
pulse can be felt behind and below the medial malleolus.
Gently flex the knee and feel for the
by deep palpation in midline in popliteal fossa.
Assess the feet for vascularity: