Hitherto undescribed venous vacuolar myopathy without mucoid degeneration in the varicose saphenous vein of a child


Ersoy U., Guvener M., Kaplan S., Ozkaya Ö., Uzunalimoglu B.

VASA-JOURNAL OF VASCULAR DISEASES, vol.30, no.1, pp.67-70, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1024/0301-1526.30.1.67
  • Journal Name: VASA-JOURNAL OF VASCULAR DISEASES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.67-70
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Varicose vein abnormalities involving the lesser saphenous vein of a 7-year-old boy are presented. The histopathology of the vein wall revealed a vacuolar degeneration without mucoid deposits of the muscle cells, which has not been described previously in the literature in congenital varices.