Coming from an artery, containing oxygen; arterial blood
Decompensated heart failure; decompensated means that the body is no longer able to balance out the deficiencies of one organ on its own and that symptoms occur. Heart failure is the pathological inability of the heart to pump the amount of blood needed in the body without an increase in pressure in the atria.
Medical term for diabetes
Literally: slightly reddened skin; a bacterial infection of the upper layers of the skin and lymphatic ducts and manifests as sharply demarcated, severe reddening. Other names for erysipelas are St. Anthony's fire and non-necrotising cellulitis.
Severe, unmanaged hypertension:
Increase in pressure or tension beyond the norm. This also includes increased pressure in the blood vessels: high (blood) pressure in the arteries in the systemic circulation; in everyday language, hypertension or high blood pressure is generally used to refer to arterial hypertension.
Hardening of the tissue
Periodically alternating compression
Relating to the heart, belonging to the heart, originating from the heart
Also known colloquially as saddle bag phenomenon, adipose dolorosa or breeches type adiposity; an abnormal and symmetrical build-up of fatty tissue on the sides of the hips and thighs and upper arms
Swelling due to lymphatic congestion
Umbrella term for many diseases of the peripheral nervous system; primary diseases of the peripheral nerves are rare. However, neuropathy as a secondary consequence of other diseases (e.g. diabetes mellitus) or neurotoxic substances (e.g. alcohol) is more common.
Near the surface, superficial
Peripheral arterial occlusive disease:
Disturbance in the arterial circulation of the extremities caused by narrowing (stenosis) or closure (occlusion) of the arteries supplying blood to the extremities or, less commonly, the aorta. With a proportion of around 95 %, the main cause is arterial sclerosis or, in other words, calcification of the arteries.
Occluding processes in the lymphatic drainage system; occlusion means closure; occluding therefore means to become closed; in medicine this term is used to describe e.g. closure of a vessel (vascular occlusion). Here in the lymphatic system.
From the point of view of a phlebologist
Changes of the veins and the skin occurring after a deep (leg) vein thrombosis.
Swelling of the tissue due to accumulation of fluid from the vascular system; post-traumatic (after external force).
Congestion as a reaction to strong affects
Pertaining to the kidneys; lat. ren "kidney"
Prevention of thromboembolism; thromboembolism refers to vascular occlusion (embolism) caused by a protracted blood clot (thrombus) that was transported from one part of the bloodstream and got stuck in a narrow place. Thromboembolism is the most common form of embolism.
Superficial injury of a vein with development of blood clots (thrombi) inside a vessel (e.g. vein)
Inflammation of the vein with development of blood clots
Relating to nutrition, belonging to nutrition
Ulcer on the lower leg; known colloquially as "open leg"
Accumulation of water due to venous diseases in the legs
Soft tissue trauma, acute, of the extremities:
Damage, injury or wound; caused by external forces. In this case, injury of the arms or legs (without involvement of the bone)