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superior lateral branch of the medial forebrain bundle | In the leg the saphenous nerve follows great saphenous vein.


Transverse B-mode image showing echogenic (subacute) thrombus in the common femoral vein extending into great saphenous vein

Varicose Veins All The Best Homemade Remedies

There are quite a few natural remedies scientifically proven to reduce and slow down the appearance of varicose veins – you’ll have to be consistent and show some patience (like for any natural remedy), and if you do, results won’t fail to appear.


The superficial accessory great saphenous vein (arrows) at the thigh (A) and in the leg (B) can be recognized in its parallel and more superficial course with respect to the Great Saphenous Vein (*); t, tibia. C, The superficial accessory small saphenous vein (arrow) overlies the small saphenous vein (*) by which it is separated by the hyperechoic saphenous fascia. D, The intergemellar vein (arrow) courses deep to the small saphenous vein (*) between the heads of the gastrocnemius.

The vessels of the upper leg. Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola


Sonography of the saphenous compartment (white arrows) along the great saphenous vein at the thigh (A) and at the leg (B) and along the small saphenous vein at the calf (C) and in the distal lower leg (D). Sonography clearly demonstrates that the saphenous veins are enwrapped by two hyperechoic fasciae. Note in B, the posterior accessory saphenous vein (*) and the tibia (t).

Recto: The vessels of the upper leg. Verso: The nerves and arteries of the hand, and the pelvic vessels