Descriptor English: Varicose Veins
Descriptor Spanish: Várices
Descriptor varices
Entry term(s) venas varicosas
Scope note: VENAS engrosadas y de aspecto tortuoso.
Descriptor Portuguese: Varizes
Descriptor French: Varices
Entry term(s): Varices
Varicose Vein
Vein, Varicose
Veins, Varicose
Tree number(s): C14.907.927
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Enlarged and tortuous VEINS.
Annotation: assume to be of legs so do not coord with LEG; other sites: coord VARICOSE VEINS (IM) + organ /blood supply (IM), not organ/dis, as orbit varix = VARICOSE VEINS (IM) + ORBIT /blood supply (IM) (not ORBITAL DISEASES)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Related: Esophageal and Gastric Varices MeSH
Sclerosing Solutions MeSH
Sclerotherapy MeSH
DeCS ID: 15051
Unique ID: D014648
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Varicose Veins - Preferred
Concept UI M0022531
Scope note Enlarged and tortuous VEINS.
Preferred term Varicose Veins
Entry term(s) Varices
Varicose Vein
Vein, Varicose
Veins, Varicose

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