Management and referral of varicose veins

exp date isn't null, but text field is

 

Uncomplicated Varicose Veins

Varicose veins without skin changes.

These may present with heaviness, tension, pain, itch or restless legs

Complicated Varicose Veins
  • Varicose eczema
  • Venous pigmentation
  • Lipodermatosclerosis
  • Active or healed ulceration
  • Bleeding
  • Recurrent proven phlebitis
Further information

European Society for Vascular Surgery Guidelines: Clinical Practice Management of Chronic Venous Disease

Images: http://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/#V

Editorial Information

Last reviewed: 31 May 2017

Next review: 31 May 2019

Author(s): Consultant Vascular Surgeons

Approved By: High-UHB.tam@nhs.net

Reviewer Name(s): Mr Wolf, Ms Catriona Semple