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    Deep Veins

    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.

    Current as of: September 9, 2014

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Jeffrey S. Ginsberg, MD - Hematology

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