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Anatomy of the Venous System of the Lower Limbs

  • Jean-François Uhl
  • Claude Gillot
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Abstract

The embryogenesis of the venous network of the lower limbs explains the main variations of the venous network superficial veins, perforating veins, and deep venous system. It is likely that the number of the so-called primitive chronic venous disease could be explained by unknown underlying anatomical abnormalities [1].

Abbreviations

AAGSV

Anterior accessory of the GSV

CVD

Chronic venous disease

GSV

Great saphenous vein

LNVN

Lymph node venous networks of the groin

SSV

Small saphenous vein

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-François Uhl
    • 1
  • Claude Gillot
    • 1
  1. 1.URDIA Anatomy Research Unit EA 4465Paris Descartes UniversityParisFrance

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