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New Study Links Varicose Veins and Blood Clots

April 30, 2018 | Vein and Vascular Center

Varicose veins, a condition marked by protruding veins commonly in the legs and feet, are often caused by pregnancy, aging or the weakening of blood vessels due to various causes. Many people have a misconception that this condition is cosmetic and ultimately not very harmful, but new research suggests that varicose veins might play a role in the development of dangerous blood clots (deep vein thrombosis) and other venous conditions.


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