This is generally overlooked by most people and there is under-appreciation of the problem.
The common manifestation of CVI is dilated veins – telangiectases, reticular and varicose veins.
CVI affects the venous system of the legs with venous hypertension responsible for leg pain, swelling, skin changes, and ulceration.
Varicose veins have incompetent valves with increased venous pressure leading to progressive dilatation and tortuosity.
Content Reviewed by – Dr. Jaisom Chopra