De CEAP classificatie wordt internationaal gebruikt voor de indeling van klachten bij chronische veneuze insufficiëntie. CEAP staat voor Clinical, Etiological, Anatomical and Pathofysiological classification.

CEAP classificatie chronische veneuze insufficiëntie:
Clinical Classification
Class 0 C0 No visible or palpable signs of venous disease   [klik hier voor Nederlandse versie]
Class 1 C1 Teleangiectasies, reticular veins, malleolar flare
Class 2 C2 Varicose veins
Class 3 C3 Edema without skin changes
Class 4 C4 Skin signs ascribed to venous disease (e.g. pigmentation, venous eczema, lipodermatosclerosis)
Class 5 C5 Skin signs as described above with healed ulceration
Class 6 C6 Skin signs as described above with active ulceration
Etiological Classification
Congenital EC The cause of the CVI has been present since birth
Primary EP CVI of undetermined cause
Secondary ES CVI with associated known cause (postthrombotic, posttraumatic, other)
Anatomical segmental localization
Superficial Veins AS1-5  
  S1 Teleangiectasies / reticular veins
  S2 Great Saphenous Vein (VSM) - Above knee
  S3 Great Saphenous Vein (VSM) - Below knee
  S4 Small Saphenous Vein (VSP)
  S5 Nonsaphenous
Deep Veins AD6-16  
  D6 Inferior vena cava
  D7 Iliac - Common
  D8 Iliac - Internal
  D9 Iliac - External
  D10 Pelvic: gonadal, broad ligament
  D11 Common femoral
  D12 Profunda femoris
  D13 Femoral
  D14 Popliteal
  D15 Tibial (anterior, posterior, or peroneal)
  D16 Muscular (gastrocnemius, soleal, other)
Perforating Veins AP17-18  
  P17 Thigh
  P18 Calf
Pathophysiological classification
  PR Reflux
  PO Obstruction
  PR,O Reflux and obstruction


dr. Jan R. Mekkes. Dermatoloog, Amsterdam UMC.

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