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Journal of Phlebology and Lymphology

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Saphenion®: COVID-19, varicose veins and venous thrombosis

Author(s): Ulf Th Zierau*

The risk factors for superficial vein thrombosis (OVT) are almost identical to those for Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) inthedeeplegandpelvicveins. However,the risk of superficial skin vein thrombosis is considerably higherif there are already varicosa veins. As can already be read everywhere, COVID-19 causes inflammation of the vascular wall of the deep leg veins. Considered on its own, this has a thrombogenic effect

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