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A Case Report on Varicose Veins

Author(s): Vijay Raghavendra NC*, Sateesh Kumar Reddy K and Ushasree P

Varicose veins are veins that have become enlarged and twisted. Veins have pairs of leaflet valves to prevent blood from flowing backward (retrograde flow). When veins become varicose, the leaflets of the valves no longer meet properly, and the valves do not work as a result blood flow backward. This results in the protruding, bumpy like veins called varicose veins. Rarely this may lead to phlebitis, blood clot, and bleeding. We report a case of varicose veins in a 54 year male patient with a past Ayurvedic medication (Chandana tilem). As there is no effective result he got admitted in the multispecialty hospital and the patient has undergone a surgical procedure called endovenous laser therapy. The purpose of this article is to get awareness about disease in people especially from the medical and related field.


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