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Varicose veins are twisted, enlarged veins near the surface of the skin. They're most common in the legs and ankles. They usually aren't serious.
Current as of: September 26, 2018
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & David A. Szalay, MD - Vascular Surgery & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
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