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Varicose veins

Varicose veins is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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  • 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)

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Last updated: December 1, 2014


Zeiger, Roni F.. "Varicose Veins." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114131/all/Varicose_veins.
Zeiger RF. Varicose veins. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114131/all/Varicose_veins. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Varicose veins. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114131/all/Varicose_veins
Zeiger RF. Varicose Veins [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114131/all/Varicose_veins.
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