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Are venous lakes cancerous?

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Dr. Douglas Joyce
Phlebology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Venous lakes

Generally not. They can be treated with a 940 laser with excellent results.

In brief: Venous lakes

Generally not. They can be treated with a 940 laser with excellent results.
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Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

This is a benign condition and can be treated for cosmetic purposes.
They can bleed easily following minor trauma. Venous lake should be differentiated from nodular melanomas, which is more nodular and does not disappear with compression under a glass slide.

In brief: No

This is a benign condition and can be treated for cosmetic purposes.
They can bleed easily following minor trauma. Venous lake should be differentiated from nodular melanomas, which is more nodular and does not disappear with compression under a glass slide.
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Dr. Bahman Omrani
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Venous lakes

no they are the result of venous insufficiency define the source and treat skin related issues may occur due to increased pressure in the area

In brief: Venous lakes

no they are the result of venous insufficiency define the source and treat skin related issues may occur due to increased pressure in the area
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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