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Azad University,Tehran,Iran , Arezoo.alaee@yahoo.com
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Background and Aim: Due to the prevalence of sublingual varices, especially in the elderly, and the importance of etiologic studies and the reported, varicose veins are probably related with sublingual varices, this study was conducted on elderly patients with sublingual varices and their control group Kahrizak Alborz in 2018.
Material and Methods: this case control study was conducted by referring to Kahrizak Charity Sanitorium. A list of elderlies over 60 was made. The purpose of the study was explained to those in the list and they included as the sample of the study following their consent. The experiment group included those with sublingual varices and those without sublingual varices were included in control group. The both groups were homogenized in terms of age, gender, smoking and high blood pressure. Diagnosis of sublingual varices and varicose veins were done based on clinical examination and standard methods of diagnosis. The sublingual varices of the participants were diagnosed based on  interview and examination in a private room. then
age, gender, dentinal protease, smoking, varicose veins, blood pressure and literacy. Expression of the subjects in two groups with varicose veins was evaluated  by Chi-square test.
Results: A total of 109 patients with sublingual varices and 109 control subjects were studied. The subjects of the two groups were similar or did not have significant differences. Exposure to varicose veins in case group was 67 (61%) and in control group 49 (45%).(P<0.025)
Conclusion: It seems that patients with sublingual varicose tend to be more exposed to varicose veins.
Type of Study: Original | Subject: Surgery
Received: 2020/06/13 | Accepted: 2020/06/29

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