Varicose veins are veins on the leg which are large, twisted, and ropelike, and can cause pain, swelling, or itching. They are an extreme form of telangiectasia, or spider veins.

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eMedicine Health - Varicose Veins
Consumer health resource center providing information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of this disorder.
NHS Choices: Varicose Veins
Provides an animation and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, complications and prevention.
Varicose Vein Directory
Lists doctors and clinics that specialize in varicose and spider vein treatment, sclerotherapy, and other vein related procedures. Searchable by US state. Also provides details about the treatment options.

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