cutaneous vein

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Noun1.cutaneous vein - one of a number of veins in the subcutaneous tissue that empty into deep veins
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
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Clinically, lifting the affected limb lowers the venous pressure, the effect is a visible indentation that marks the place of a superficial vein, known as the "groove sign".
In the moderate-risk group, those receiving standard management showed two thromboses--one deep vein and one superficial vein. (30) These unwanted thrombotic results were the same in the high-risk group.
In total, 168 patients, including patients with acute superficial vein thrombosis (SVT) and deep vein thrombosis (DVT), elderly patients who could not stand up, and patients who did not cooperate to Valsalva's maneuver, were excluded from the study.
The laborers engaged in agricultural works often face serious injuries at their work, like cuts on the limbs, scraping off of skin, blisters on the skin, superficial vein and deep vein cuts, cuts on toes or fingers, permanent loss of any body part, and also different musculoskeletal disorders for repetitive-type works.
Venous samples were taken from a large superficial vein at the third distal part of the crus both on the side with a Charcot foot (CF(v)) and on the side without a Charcot foot (non-CF(v)).
A branch was defined as an ultrasound visualized lumen that merged with the axial or target superficial vein (Figure 3(b)) being interrogated based on the initial insertion site marking.
The GSV is the longest superficial vein in the body, which starts at the inner ankle and ascends the inside of the leg into the groin where it joins the femoral vein (Marcovitch, 2010).
Whereas superficial vein clots usually just cause surface pain, a clot in a deep vein often causes a swollen or tender leg.
On the contrary, a somewhat higher rate of distal vein thrombosis was observed in the group of older women, but this was not statistically significant, while the incidence of superficial vein thrombosis (SVT) was significantly higher among the older than among the younger women (p = 0.04; Table 1).
Rupture of the superficial vein of the penis: Therapeutic options.

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