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What are venous disorders?

Venous disorders, which affect about 80 million Americans and are about 20 times more common than arterial disease, encompass a broad spectrum from spider and varicose veins to leg ulcers and deep vein thrombosis. It is important that people receive evaluation and treatment at the earliest stage possible because once venous problems cause significant damage to the skin, they can be extremely difficult to treat. Medical facilities offer minimally invasive treatments for all forms of vein disease.

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