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varicosity

 [var″ĭ-kos´ĭ-te]
1. the quality or state of being varicose; called also phlebectasia and venectasia.
2. varix.

var·i·cos·i·ty

(var'i-kos'i-tē),
A varix or varicose condition.

varicosity

(văr′ĭ-kŏs′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. varicosi·ties
1. Varicosis.
2. A varicose enlargement or swelling.
3. The condition of having varicose veins.

var·i·cos·i·ty

(var'i-kos'i-tē)
A varix or varicose condition.
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On physical exam, significant anterior and lateral vaginal wall clusters of soft varicosities were noted.
Specifically, the presence of varicosities, thrombophlebitis, and scarring was recorded.
Interestingly, confocal analysis of SORL1 expression indicated a large increase in SORL1 levels along the neurites in E4/E4 neurons, and in particular, SORL1 appeared to be accumulated inside large varicosities that also contained A[beta] (Figure 2(c)), which suggests that both SORL1 and A[beta] peptides are linked to the progressive neuronal degeneration of E4/E4 neurons in the patient analyzed.
Treatments provided in 2013 and 2014 Conditions 2013 n=134 2014 n=127 Primary Secondary Primary Secondary n % n % n % n % Pre-birth 37 27.6 6 4.4 22 17.3 16 12.5 Back pain 34 25.3 10 7.4 37 29.1 7 5.5 Pelvic/hip 13 9.7 13 9.7 19 14.9 4 3.1 pain Other 19 14.1 11 8.5 11 8.6 0 0 Nausea 13 9.7 2 1.4 11 8.6 0 0 Varicosities 5 3.7 5 3.7 4 3.1 7 5.5 Emotional 5 3.7 4 2.9 4 3.1 10 7.8 Breech 4 2.9 0 0 2 1.5 0 0 Induction 2 1.4 0 0 3 2.3 0 0 Insomnia 2 1.4 6 4.4 4 3.1 0 0 Headache/ 0 0 10 7.1 4 3.1 10 7.8 migrane Heartburn 0 0 23 17.1 0 0 29 22.8 Postnatal 0 0 0 0 6 4.7 0 0 Table 3.
It is of great importance to accurately record the peripheral vascular status of both lower limbs; the dorsalis pedis and posterior tibial pulses should be palpated and recorded in terms of strength (a Doppler is a very useful adjunct here) and vascular return and any visible varicosities noted.
Lastly, the conference reviewed leg vein anatomy and the treatment of varicosities with the use of sclerotherapy.
Now, when my legs feel easily tired from the onset of varicosities, I think guiltily of Mom, and try to redeem myself to her however possible.
The type of AAD observed in the first gestation is accompanied by venous varicosities, appears on the dorsal part of the foot, and occurs in patients with chronic kidney failure and in those with arteriovenous shunts (3).
For travelers with varicosities or leg swelling, wear thigh-high or lower-leg compressive stockings, which do not bind at the level of knee flexion.
These theories involve intrauterine damage to the sympathetic ganglia [5], defect of the mesodermal duct during foetal development [6], and deep vein abnormalities leading to varicosities and hypertrophy of the limbs [7].