Varicose veins

Varicose veins is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

To view the entire topic, please or purchase a subscription.

Medicine Central™ is a quick-consult mobile and web resource that includes diagnosis, treatment, medications, and follow-up information on over 700 diseases and disorders, providing fast answers—anytime, anywhere. Explore these free sample topics:

Medicine Central

-- The first section of this topic is shown below --

Etiology

  • Primary (may have vein wall or valve defect)
  • Valve damage due to thrombophlebitis, trauma, deep vein thrombosis, arteriovenous fistula, proximal venous obstruction (pregnancy, pelvic tumor)
  • Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome (varicose veins, limb hypertrophy, cutaneous birthmark)

-- To view the remaining sections of this topic, please or purchase a subscription --

Last updated: December 1, 2014