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Communications, Inc. All rights reserved.
Varicose veins are twisted, enlarged veins that can occur anywhere a
vein is close to skin, but occur most often in the legs. Faulty valves in veins
and weakened and stretched vein walls cause varicose veins to develop.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Current as ofMarch 20, 2017
Current as of:
March 20, 2017
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
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