Saphenous valve incompetence

Case contributed by Dr Vougiouklis Nikos


Subacute thrombosis of varicose vein.

Patient Data

Gender: Male

Reflux of flow in the saphenous femoral junction during valsalva.

Case Discussion

Reflux of blood flow in the great saphenous vein  during valsalva or after flow augemntation lasting more than 2 seconds is considered as a cause of the valve malfuntion and the main cause of varicosities.

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Case information

rID: 19390
Published: 4th Sep 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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