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causes of large bulging veins in 12 y/o male kid?

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Dr. Kirk Charles
Vascular Surgery 22 years experience
Concerned: I would be worried about a bloodclot on the affected side. If both sides affected then look for pelvic problem. Not normal for large bulging veins in 12 yo. Have evaluation by specialist.
Dr. Nick (Donald) Morrison
Phlebology 30 years experience
There are many forms of venous malformations or arteriovenous malformations. We had a 10 y/O with aplastic femoral vein on one leg. Therefore she could not have her varicose veins removed. Centers that treat venous malformations can do a
Apr 9, 2013
Dr. Nick (Donald) Morrison
Phlebology 30 years experience
Venous duplex ultrasound and MRV (MRI of veins) evaluated by a phlebologist or malformation specialist.
Apr 9, 2013

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