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Skin pigmentation is due to haemosiderin deposition. This patient also has thrombophlebitis of the long saphenous vein with overlying pigmentation (arrow)

Management of thrombophlebitis

• Crepe bandaging to compress vein and minimise propogation of thrombus

• Analgesia (preferably non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug)

• Low dose aspirin

• Crepe bandaging to compress vein and minimise propogation of thrombus

• Analgesia (preferably non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug)

• Low dose aspirin

Varicose Eczema
Varicose eczema occurs over prominent varicose veins and in the lower third of the leg. It may be dry, scaly, and vesicular or weeping and ulcerated

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