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Diagnosis and treatment of varicose veins: a review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8077464     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Varicose veins are superficial vessels that are abnormally twisted, lengthened, or dilated and are usually caused by inefficient or defective valves within the vein. They represent a medical condition accompanied by symptoms deserving treatment. Varicose veins are a manifestation of venous disease that may precede later severe complications. Varicosities cause cutaneous disease in addition to complications specific to the venous system. This article reviews the epidemiology, adverse sequelae, anatomy, pathophysiology, evaluation, and treatment of varicose veins.
M P Goldman; R A Weiss; J J Bergan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0190-9622     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Acad. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  1994 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-09-30     Completed Date:  1994-09-30     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7907132     Medline TA:  J Am Acad Dermatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  393-413; quiz 414-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Dermatology Associates of San Diego County, Inc, California.
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MeSH Terms
Blood Vessels / anatomy & histology
Leg / blood supply
Varicose Veins* / diagnosis,  physiopathology,  therapy

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