Venas varicosas

Las venas varicosas son venas superficiales, dolorosas, retorcidas y agrandadas que resultan del funcionamiento deficiente de las válvulas y que usualmente ocurren en las venas de las piernas, aunque se pueden presentar en otras partes. Es una condición muy común que afecta principalmente a las mujeres.

Venas varicosas

Revision

Last reviewed 5/21/2013 by Diane M. Horowitz, MD, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Great Neck, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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