Enlarged veins under the skin

Varicose Veins – How Radiologist Can Help?

By Dr. Chandrakant Kamble, Radiology, Varicose veins are those veins which become enlarged, widened owing to overflow of blood. Varicose veins generally happen in legs and feet and the veins generally turn red or bluish in color. What causes varicose veins? Varicose veins are generally caused by: Weakened Valves: There are tiny valves…

All About Varicose Veins

By Dr Sudhir Pudi , Radiology Enlarged and twisted veins are known as Varicose veins. Even though it can occur anywhere, it usually refers to the veins present in the legs. Pairs of leaflet valves are present in the veins which prevent the backward flow of blood (venous reflux or retrograde flow).…