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Chronic Venous Insufficiency, Varicose Vein and Management Options

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Chronic Venous Insufficiency, Varicose Vein and Management Options - Symptoms

Symptoms and complications from CVI may include:

  • Lower extremity pain
  • Swelling
  • Heaviness after prolonged standing

chronic venous insufficiency symptoms

Complications include:

  • Superficial thrombophlebitis
    chronic venous insufficiency complications
  • Acute bleeding in one of the thinned wall varices
  • Eczema
    chronic venous insufficiency (cvi) complications
  • Skin ulceration
    complications as a result of chronic venous insufficiency

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.

Varicose veins benign

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