Saphenous valve incompetence

Case contributed by Dr Vougiouklis Nikos

Presentation

Subacute thrombosis of varicose vein.

Patient Data

Gender: Male
Modality: Ultrasound

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
Case created: 4th Sep 2012
Last edited: 4th Feb 2016
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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