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Varicose Veins

August 3rd, 2017


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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