In case of insufficiency of the venous valves or with a decrease in venous tone the force of gravity is enough to interfere with normal blood flow. This blood stagnates in the veins, resulting in the fact that the venous blood vessels themselves are deformed. These are called varicose veins.
Peripheral Arterial Disease
The most common condition leading to a gradual narrowing and complete occlusion (blockage) of the lumen of the aorta and major arteries - atherosclerosis. In addition, chronic arterial insufficiency result in disorders such as thromboangiitis obliterans and aortoarteritis. Despite the different nature of these diseases, they all manifest a syndrome of chronic ischemia (lack of flow of oxygen-rich arterial blood) limbs or internal organs.
Deep vein thrombosis
Deep Vein Thrombosis - a disease in which a deep vein (usually in the legs, hip and pelvis) formed clots. Dangerous because blood clots can break off and move through the blood vessels, and when he gets into the lungs, causing a pulmonary embolism. If the clot is large enough, pulmonary embolism can be fatal.
Pulmonary embolism (PE)
PE - one of the most common and serious complications of many diseases, postoperative and postpartum periods, adversely affecting their course and outcome. Sudden death in one third of cases due to pulmonary embolism.
Trophic ulcer leg, foot
Trophic ulcer - is long-term healing skin defect resulting from circulatory disorders of the skin area.