veins of lower limb

veins of lower limb

[TA]
all veins, superficial and deep, draining blood from the lower limb.
Synonym(s): venae membri inferioris [TA]
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Varicose veins of lower limb and their treatment are as old as mankind.
Varicose veins of lower limb is a common clinical manifestation, which starts early in the life but assumes an innocent course for variable length of time.
Study of clinical features and management of varicose veins of lower limb. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 2011;5(7):1416-20.
The term varicose is derived from the Latin word "varix" meaning bent and refers to dilated, tortuous and lengthened veins of lower limbs. (2) Varicose veins of lower limb occur due to loss of valvular efficiency, which is a product of the resultant venous hypertension in standing position.
This was aimed to Study on Clinical Assessment of varicose veins by clinical scores and validating the result of Trendelenburg procedure in varicose veins of Lower Limbs.
Deep veins of lower limbs are the most common site for generation of thrombi and dislodgment of these thrombi from their original position causes formation of emboli.3 Vessels of the pulmonary bed are a more common site for entrapment of these emboli as compared to brain, intestine and kidney.
Operative line of treatment is a primary procedure in the management of varicose veins of lower limbs. Saphenofemoral junction ligation with LSV stripping with perforator ligation and non-stripping of SSV is associated with no recurrence and morbidity.