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Descriptor English:   Venous Insufficiency 
Descriptor Spanish:   Insuficiencia Venosa 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Insuficiência Venosa 
Synonyms English:   Insufficiencies, Venous
Insufficiency, Venous
Venous Insufficiencies  
Tree Number:   C14.907.952
Definition English:   Impaired venous blood flow or venous return (venous stasis), usually caused by inadequate venous valves. Venous insufficiency often occurs in the legs, and is associated with EDEMA and sometimes with VENOUS STASIS ULCERS at the ankle. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general or unspecified but usually of the legs; coordinate IM with specific vein (IM) or organ /blood supply (IM) if pertinent
History Note English:   73 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   15095 
Unique Identifier:   D014689 

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