Insuficiencia venosa

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Insuficiencia venosa

Las válvulas en las venas generalmente canalizan el flujo sanguíneo hacia el corazón. Cuando estas válvulas se dañan, la sangre se escapa y se estanca en las piernas y en los pies. La insuficiencia venosa es una condición en la cual las venas no retornan la sangre eficientemente al corazón. Esta condición involucra generalmente una o más venas. Los síntomas son inflamación de las piernas y dolor sordo, pesadez o calambres en las extremidades.

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  • Last Reviewed on 06/27/2012
  • Neil Grossman, MD, MetroWest Radiology Associates, Framingham, MA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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