Chronic venous disease: a disease whose severity is underestimated

“Chronic venous disease (CVD) is an umbrella term that comprises wide varieties of clinical manifestations such as varicose veins, venous ulcers,
edema, venous eczema, telangiectasia, hyperpigmentation of the skin, atrophie blanche, and lipodermatosclerosis. It is mostly individuals involved
in occupations requiring long periods of standing that are affected with CVD. In order to eliminate the ambiguity in the diagnosis of CVD and to establish a valid and reliable methodology for such diagnosis across the world, the CEAP (clinicaletiology-anatomy-physiology) classification system was developed and subsequently revised by the American Venous Forum..”(…)

Medicographia n°135

Can we prevent the progression of chronic venous disease?