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Generalized essential telangiectasia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23286803     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Generalized essential telangiectasia, which is a rare condition that is characterized by the progressive development of telangiectases on the skin, is a clinical diagnosis of exclusion. We present a 65-year-old man with a ten-month history of an asymptomatic eruption of the trunk and proximal aspects of the arms and hands that was comprised of macules and patches of telangiectases. The clinical presentation, associated diseases, hypotheses regarding pathogenesis, differential diagnoses, and reports on treatment modalities are reviewed. The relatively new association of this entity with systemic signs that include hemorrhage as well as the occurrence of generalized essential telangiectasia in patients with a history of hepatitis is discussed.
Authors:
Elizabeth A Gordon Spratt; Taylor Defelice; Maria Robinson; Rishi R Patel; Miguel Sanchez
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-12-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dermatology online journal     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1087-2108     ISO Abbreviation:  Dermatol. Online J.     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9610776     Medline TA:  Dermatol Online J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  13     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, New York University School of Medicine.
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