What is Sclerotherapy?

Category: Procedures


Sclerotherapy is a procedure used to treat blood vessels or blood vessel malformations (vascular malformations) and also those of the lymphatic system. The procedure involves injecting the the vessels with a medication that causes them to shrink.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Varicose veins of legs 2 0
Lymphangioma circumscriptum 1 0
Lymphatic malformation 1 0
Spider veins on legs 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Sclerotherapy

Side effect Patients
Pain 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Sclerotherapy.