Varices

What is Varices?

A varix (pl. varices) is an abnormally dilated vessel with a tortuous course. Varices usually occur in the venous system, but may also occur in arterial or lymphatic vessels.

Examples of varices include:

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I have 2 brain avms, one of which takes up a quarter of my brain and in addition to this I have one large coiled (13 coils) varix. A friend of mind...

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Hi,

Passive smoking does not affect AVMs. However, it is a major risk factor for stroke, heart attacks and cancers.

Hope I have answered your...

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MY DAUGHTER HAS HAD ABDOMINAL PAIN AND CONSTIPATION FOR 4 YEARS AND NOW HAS CHEST PAINS ALONG WITH VARICIES IN HER THROAT NO ONE CAN EXPLAIN WHAT...

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Sir, It will be better if I take a chance to examine your child.There cannot be varices in throat.Was she told as oesophageal varices.Is she...

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my 70 year old father has cirrohsis, he will not see a doctor. he has swollen stomach, major weight loss, and is now vomitting large amounts of...

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hi i am dr usman
espohageal varices can be very life threatening as they have a tendency to bleed . when they will bleed it is difficult to say....

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