Disease Information for Telangiectasia

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Dilated blood vessels/facial
Bleeding/excessive from mild trauma
Bruising/Ecchymosis
Diascopy/vascular blanches
Spider nevi/angiomata/Abdominal sign
Spots/lesions blanch on pressure/diascopy/sign
Vomiting blood/hematemesis
Epistaxis Children
Epistaxis, severe/persistent
Telangiectasia/conjunctiva
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Aged Adult
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Population/Child
Population/Children/all
Population/Elderly Aged
Population/Seventies Adult
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Angioma/cutaneous
Cutaneous angioma/hemangioma
Epistaxis/nosebleed
Gastrointestinal bleeding
Intestinal telangiectasia
Telangiectasia
Telangiectasia Lung
Upper GI bleeding
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Pediatric disorders (ex)
CLASS/Cardiovascular (category)
CLASS/Vascular disorder (ex).
CLASS/Dermatologic/Subcutaneous (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/NOT Cancer risk
Process
PROCESS/Congenital/developmental (category)
PROCESS/Anomalies/Deformities/Malformations (EX)
Definition

Permanent dilation of preexisting blood vessels (capillaries, arterioles, venules) creating small focal red lesions, usually in the skin or mucous membranes. The lesion may present as a coarse or fine red line or as a punctum with radiating limbs. (From Dorland, 27th ed)

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