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glossary:chronic_venous_insufficiency

Chronic Venous Insufficiency:

A condition in which the vein does not channel the flow of blood adequately. Most often this condition is seen in the veins of the lower extremities. Symptoms include leg swelling, leg pain and muscle cramps. This condition can predispose to venous thrombosis.

glossary/chronic_venous_insufficiency.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)