Sclerotherapy off the Lower Extremities: A Single-Center Retrospective Study of Veins Treated on the Dorsal Hands and ChestKritin K. Verma, Malvika Ramesh, Megan Nguyen, Daniel P. Friedmann
- General Medicine
Few studies have evaluated the safety and efficacy of treatment of cosmetic dorsal hand and chest/breast veins.
To retrospectively evaluate results of dorsal hand and chest vein foam sclerotherapy.
MATERIALS AND METHODS
A retrospective chart review of dorsal hand and chest vein sclerotherapy patients at a dermatology practice was performed between January 2014 and April 2023.
Fifty-five patients (54 female and 1 male patients) with a mean age of 55.8 ± 10.5 (31–83) years underwent treatment. Mean number of sessions for dorsal hand (
Foam sclerotherapy of dorsal hand and chest veins with detergent sclerosing agents is safe and effective with mild, self-limited adverse events.