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Have indentations around leg below knee, like knee socks leave. What is it?

My dad has like indentations that go around his leg right below his knees. This is appearing on both legs, they don t hurt or anything it just looks like if you have been wearing knee socks for a while and it shows an impression at the top of the sock. But he doesn t wear knee socks. I don t know what this is or what it means. please help??!
Asked On : Wed, 17 Apr 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hello,
Thanks for the query.
He might be suffering from varicose veins.
these appear in the form of indentations and cord like appearance around the knee and ankle.
They are dialated veins.
he might require surgical treatment
Let me know if you have any other doubt.
you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.
http://www.healthcaremagic.com/doctors/dr-rahul-kumar/64818

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you
Answered: Sat, 15 Jun 2013
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