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What is varicose vein disease of the lower extremities?

Varicose vein disease is abnormal dilatation of the superficial veins of the lower extremities, accompanied by failure of venous valves and blood flow reflux.

The most common visible signs of varicose veins are cordlike veins and knots, small dilated intradermal veins and spider veins. Often you cannot determine the severity of varicose vein disease without an expert ultrasound examination. Therefore, it is necessary to consult a doctor immediately if you see or feel any of these symptoms.

Phlebologist – physician involved in the diagnosis, treatment, prevention of diseases of the venous system.

Phlebology is the science of the veins and their diseases.

Major diseases of concern Phlebology – varicose veins, venous thrombosis, and complications of varicose veins.

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