Deep veins are the veins that are near the bones and surrounded by muscle. These veins lie deeper under the skin and return more blood to the heart than surface (superficial) veins.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Jeffrey S. Ginsberg, MD - Hematology|
|Current as of||March 12, 2014|
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