Saphenous valve incompetence

Case contributed by Vougiouklis Nikos
Diagnosis certain

Presentation

Subacute thrombosis of varicose vein.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male
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 augmentation lasting more than 2 seconds is considered as a cause of the valve malfunction and the main cause of varicosities.

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