An intervention for varicose veins may be indicated if one or more conditions are present.


Patient selection: varicose veins


Indications for an intervention:

(1) appearance (cosmetic)

(2) aching pain

(3) leg feeling heavy

(4) easy leg fatigue

(5) superficial thrombophlebitis

(6) bleeding

(7) ankle hyperpigmentation

(8) venous ulcer

(9) atrophic blanche

(10) lipodermatosclerosis


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