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Table 1 Pathologies that might have been treated at the primary health care level or in vascular outpatient clinics.

From: Characteristics of patients presenting to the vascular emergency department of a tertiary care hospital: a 2-year study

Pathology Patients
Chronic vein insufficiency 206
Painful varicose veins 170
Ankle oedema due to congestive heart failure 303
Lymphoedema 189
Lower extremity infection 514
Intermittent claudication 667
Chronic diabetic foot ulcers 403
TOTAL 2452