long saphenous vein


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Noun1.long saphenous vein - the longest vein in the bodylong saphenous vein - the longest vein in the body; runs from foot to the groin where it joins the femoral vein
saphenous vein, vena saphena - either of two chief superficial veins of the leg that drain blood from the foot
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* Majority of the patients had long saphenous vein incompetence and complications are more when both valvular and perforator systems are involved.
One patient (~7%) on the other hand developed an increase in the varicosity even after conservative management and was taken for a surgical intervention with removal of long saphenous vein on an emergency basis.
Clinical signs seen by a physician may include vulval varicosities extending on to the medial thigh and long saphenous vein territory as well as tenderness on deep palpitation at the ovarian point.