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Chronic Venous Insufficiency Varicose Vein and Management Options

Chronic Venous Insufficiency Varicose Vein and Management Options - Symptoms

Symptoms and complications from CVI may include

  • Lower extremity pain
  • Swelling
  • Heaviness after prolonged standing

 

 

Complications include

  • Superficial thrombophlebitis

  • Acute bleeding in one of the thinned wall varices
  • Eczema

  • Skin ulceration

 

Varicose veins are defined as “subcutaneous” veins in the lower extremities dilated to >3mm in diameter in the upright position. More often their appearance may be alarming but they are benign and treatment is sometimes done for aesthetic reasons.

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