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Picture of Spider Veins

Picture of Spider Veins

Spider veins are tiny blood vessels that have been twisted and overstretched and lie just beneath the surface of the skin. Networks of spider veins resemble tree branches or even a spider web. Another name for spider veins is spider telangiectasia.

Image Source: Color Atlas of Cosmetic Dermatology Marc R. Avram, Sandy Tsao, Zeina Tannous, Mathew M. Avram Copyright 2007 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

Text Reference: WomensHealth.gov: "Varicose Veins and Spider Veins"