Venous insufficiency of the lower limbs has different faces. It can start with innocent vascular spider veins, and in declining forms take the form of seeping and non-healing wounds on the shanks (so-called venous leg ulcer).
Deep vein thrombosis is the most dangerous disease of the venous system. In some patients, it ends with pulmonary embolism, a life-threatening disease entity. Find out more about this life-threatening disease on our site with venous thrombosis.