superficial vein

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su·per·fi·cial vein

[TA]
one of a number of veins that course in the subcutaneous tissue and empty into deep veins; they form prominent systems of vessels in the limbs and are usually not accompanied by arteries.

superficial vein

one of the many veins between the subcutaneous fascia just under the skin. Compare deep vein.

su·per·fi·cial vein

(sū'pĕr-fish'ăl vān) [TA]
One of several veins that course in the subcutaneous tissue and empty into deep veins; they form prominent systems of vessels in the limbs and are usually not accompanied by arteries.
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Histological examination of the lesions on the patient's right breast and abdomen revealed a dermal-epidermal neutrophilic infiltrate with abscess, ulcer formation, and superficial vessels with fibrin deposition (Fig.
Flash dye pulsed laser is a promising alternative to surgery that can achieve an selective photothermolysis and destruction of the superficial vessels of the lesion [24].
Type C: superficial vessels receive contributions from both median and ulnar arteries but without anastomosis.
Deeper-involved vessels appear blue and more superficial vessels appear red, purple, or pink.
Other important causes are: Lack of sleep, hyperpigmentation, excessive vascularization due to medication like retin, a visible blood vessels due to fat loss, thin, aging skin, hereditary thinness or superficial vessels, iron or other vitamin deficiency.
In 17% of cases (9), mycotic aneurysms have been identified as a complication of vertebral osteomyelitis, needle punctures or wounds overlying superficial vessels.
When the superficial vessels are overloaded, normal drainage pathways become congested, causing backflow to occur.
The superficial vessels can be accurately located by Tran illumination; however, the inferior epigastria vessels cannot be located using that technique.
In order to prevent erroneous readings we don't place electrodes over any large superficial vessels or pulse sites (high values) or over any bony prominence (low values).
This is an infection of the superficial vessels of the eye.
This is an infection of the superficial vessels of the eye If the irritation is mild, treat it with topical cortisone and antihistamines.
By compressing a transparent convex optical element against the skin, the blood in the superficial vessels was squeezed out and displaced from the irradiated zone, thus minimizing absorption by blood in the superficial vessels and allowing the use of shorter pulses while reducing purpura and unwanted side effects," noted Dr.

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