The blood vessels in your body that are responsible for returning the blood from all organs towards the heart is referred as veins. Different organs make use of oxygen from your blood to perform different functions. The used blood is released containing waste products such as carbon dioxide into the veins.
A vein abnormality in the scrotum generally results in varicocele. The scrotum is a sac covered with skin that holds your testicles. Scrotum mainly contains the arteries and veins that deliver the blood to your reproductive glands. An enlargement of veins within the scrotum leads to varicocele. These enlarged veins are referred as pampiniform plexus.
Deep vein thrombosis is a condition when a blood clot forms in the veins in your body. The blood can clot in one or more of the deep veins and cause swelling and pain. Blood clots are referred to as thrombus. Deep vein thrombosis can lead to severe problems as it can block the blood flow in your body and can also lead to pulmonary embolism.
A 72 yr old retired college principal, Ranganatham came to my hospital on a bright sunny day. I was having a very busy day with cases planned and lots of consultations lined up but he insisted that he would drive all the way an hour or so and would wait till i finish with rest of the patients.
Varicose veins are twisted, enlarged veins that run under the surface of the skin. They should be treated in the early stages, else they can lead to blood clots that can travel to the lungs, which can be life