Problem

Varicose veins

Nature:

Varicose veins is a change in the veins expressed in sacculate dilation, increase in length, and the formation of convolutions and modular glomeris. The disease develops gradually. Patients complain of a sensation of heaviness in the affected limb, of rapid fatigue and of puffiness. Sometimes a varicose ulcer develops. In addition to the physical limitations demanded by this complaint (curtailment of activities which involve long-term standing or walking), it also cause psychological discomfort due to its appearance.

Incidence:

The disease most often affects veins of the lower extremities and rectum, and is three times more frequent among women than men.

Broader Problems:
Diseases of the veins
Aggravates:
Chronic pelvic pain
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
05.01.2018 – 12:18 CET
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