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Descriptor English: Venous Insufficiency
Descriptor Spanish: Insuficiencia Venosa
Descriptor insuficiencia venosa
Scope note: Dificultad en el retorno venoso (estasis venoso) que suele producirse por una insuficiencia de las válvulas venosas. Generalmente asienta en las piernas, y va asociado a EDEMA y, en ocasiones, a ÚLCERAS POR ESTASIS VENOSO en los tobillos.
Descriptor Portuguese: Insuficiência Venosa
Descriptor French: Insuffisance veineuse
Entry term(s): Insufficiencies, Venous
Insufficiency, Venous
Venous Insufficiencies
Tree number(s): C14.907.952
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014689
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: general or unspecified but usually of the legs; coordinate IM with specific vein (IM) or organ /blood supply (IM) if pertinent
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
Previous Indexing: Vascular Diseases (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note: 73
History Note: 73
DeCS ID: 15095
Unique ID: D014689
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Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Venous Insufficiency - Preferred
Concept UI M0022591
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Venous Insufficiency
Entry term(s) Insufficiencies, Venous
Insufficiency, Venous
Venous Insufficiencies



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