Varicose Vein of Bilateral Lower Limb: A Review
Varicose veins are tortuous, winded veins in the subcutaneous tissues of legs. These veins are visible and can be easily diagnosed clinically. The varicose veins are usually incompetent and may result in the reflux of blood and ultimately venous hypertension. Varicose veins are usually found asymptomatic however it may result in local pain, heaviness in the limb, change in the color, itching, dryness and may develop ankle swelling including cramps. Conditions that increase pressure on leg veins such as obesity, sedentary life style, lack of activity or exercise, hormonal fluctuations during pregnancy, menopause, smoking, heavy weight lifting may lead to varicose veins.
Keywords: - Varicose, Reflux, Vein, Incompetent.
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