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Cardio Exam

Varicose Veins

July 1st, 2020


Varicose veins represent venous valvular insufficiency. They are relatively benign, though may lead to aesthetic issues, chronic pain, ulcers, dermatoses, bleeding or clot formation.
  • Look For

  • Dilated, tortuous superficial veins within the legs. Erythema and tenderness may indicate clot formation (superficial thrombophlebitis).
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