Annals of Phlebology

Table. 1.

Differential diagnosis of venous malformation (VM) and varicose vein (VV)

VM VV
Cause Birth defect Reflux
Presentation At birth Various
Location Various Lower extremity
Shape Dilated vein Dilated vein
Extent Localized, extensive Localized, extensive
Flow Stagnant flow Normal venous flow
Reflux Low intensity >0.5 sec
Short duration
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