DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Varicose veins. Close-up of varicose veins on the foot of a 73-year-old female patient. Varicose veins are veins that become swollen, lengthened and coiled. They form due to defective valves in the superficial veins, commonly in the legs, and may require surgical removal. This patient's toes are also affected by hammer toe.
Model release not required. Property release not required.