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How are varicose veins diagnosed?

The diagnosis is based on the clinical examination which will include the physical examination, palpating and specific The diagnosis is based on clinical examination including a physical examination as well as a series of complementary examinations.

The complementary examination which offers the best diagnostic results and which provides the most information is the ECHO-DOPPLER, colloquially known as the “leg ultrasound scan”.

Using this technique, the proper functioning of the venous system is checked and valvular competence is studied. 

There are other complementary tests such as phlebographies, lymphographies or plethysmographies, but these must always be prescribed by a specialist, as they are specific invasive examinations.