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Venous insufficiency

Venous insufficiency: Introduction

Venous insufficiency: A condition which is characterized by inadequacy of the venous valves which impairs venous drainage. See detailed information below for a list of 8 causes of Venous insufficiency, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Venous insufficiency: Symptom Checker

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Venous insufficiency: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Venous insufficiency

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Misdiagnosis and Venous insufficiency

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Venous insufficiency: Related Rare Diseases

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Venous insufficiency: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Venous insufficiency listed in Disease Database:

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Definitions of Venous insufficiency:

Dilated tortuous vein, usually in subcutaneous tissues of the leg; incompetency of venous valves is associated.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Venous insufficiency

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How Common are these Causes of Venous insufficiency?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Venous insufficiency. Of the 8 causes of Venous insufficiency that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 7 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Venous insufficiency:

The following list of conditions have 'Venous insufficiency' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Venous insufficiency:

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Causes of Venous insufficiency Based on Risk Factors

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    What are the alternative names for Venous insufficiency:

    Varicose veins, Phlebectasia, Varicosities
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

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    Medical Conditions associated with Venous insufficiency:

    Vein symptoms (68 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes), Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes)

    Symptoms related to Venous insufficiency:

    Circulation symptoms (1579 causes), Vein symptoms (68 causes), Artery symptoms (83 causes), Deep vein thrombosis (42 causes), Pregnancy (699 causes), Varicose veins (65 causes)

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