Fagrell, Bengt
May 1972
Angiology;May1972, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p284
Academic Journal
The article examines the use of vital capillaroscopy in estimating disturbances of nutritional blood flow in cases having vascular disorders in the leg. In elderly people, the capillary bed of the medial part of the lower leg does not differ appreciably from that of younger individuals. In venous insufficiency the capillaries become coiled and are generally surrounded by a halo formation.


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