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12 Possible Causes for Prominent Veins - Lower Limbs

  • Angiokeratoma Circumscriptum

    […] with sclerodermatous changes over the trunk and lower limbs.[ingentaconnect.com] He had a characteristic "plucked-bird" appearance, prominent eyes and scalp veins, senile look, loss of scalp hair, eyebrows, and eyelashes, stunted growth, and mottled pigmentation[ingentaconnect.com]

  • Congenital Generalized Lipodystrophy Type 2

    Prominence of the veins of the lower and upper limbs is observed, in part because of the lack of subcutaneous fat.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spirochete Infection

    In the end stage of ACA, the skin becomes so atrophic that the superficial veins and subcutaneous tissue become prominent and are easily lifted and pushed into folds.[hboxygen.freeyellow.com] In stage 3, the spirochetes may cause arthritis of large joints, especially in the knees, encephalopathy, and advanced atrophy of the skin of the upper or lower limbs known[hboxygen.freeyellow.com]

  • Fanconi Syndrome

    He had thin skin and prominent veins on both upper and lower limbs.[ijaweb.org] He had prominent facial veins, sparse hair, thin skin, abnormal eye movement, and bilateral clinodactyly [Figure 1].[ijaweb.org]

  • Spina Bifida Occulta

    Disturbing spastic contraction of the lower limbs was prominent on the third postoperative day but it responded to baclofen tablets.[tjogonline.com] Postoperative compression stockings, anticoagulant, combined with early ambulation in the post-operative period, were instituted to prevent development of deep vein thrombosis[tjogonline.com]

  • Hereditary Lymphedema

    Individuals carrying a VEGFR3 mutation exhibit congenital edema of the lower limbs, usually bilaterally and below the knees, sometimes associated with cellulitis, prominent[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] veins, papillomatosis, upturned toenails, and hydrocele.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Milroy Disease

    Males are affected more often than females with cellulitis; this may cause the lower limbs to become more swollen.[brighthub.com] Both genders may experience deep creases in their toes, prominent leg veins, upslanting toenails and wart-like growths. Cellulitis may also occur.[brighthub.com]

  • Hereditary Lymphedema Type 1D

    limb prominent veins, lower limbs lymphoscintigraphy shows impaired lymphatic uptake and drainage tortuous lymphatic tracts evidence of lymphatic rerouting Clinical features[malacards.org] […] over affected area cellulitis over affected area deep skin creases in toes Skin Nails Hair Nails: dysplastic toenails upslanting toenails Muscle Soft Tissue: lymphedema, lower[malacards.org]

  • Proteus Syndrome

    Dermal hypoplasia with reddish plaques of thinned skin may involve the the lower limbs, resulting in prominently appearing veins ( Cutaneous manifestations of proteus syndrome[flipper.diff.org] It tends to occur on the trunk and limbs, resulting in accentuated bony contours.[flipper.diff.org]

  • Fanconi Renotubular Syndrome 2

    He had thin skin and prominent veins on both upper and lower limbs.[ijaweb.org] He had prominent facial veins, sparse hair, thin skin, abnormal eye movement, and bilateral clinodactyly [Figure 1] .[ijaweb.org]

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