hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia


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hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

[hə′red·ə‚ter·ē ‚hem·ə′raj·ik tə¦lan·jē·ek′tā·zhə]
(medicine)
An inherited disease characterized by dilatation of groups of capillaries and a tendency to hemorrhage. Also known as Osler-Rendu-Weber disease.
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McAllister KA, Baldwin MA, Thukkani AK, et al Six novel mutations in the endoglin gene in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia type 1 suggest a dominant-negative effect of receptor function.
International guidelines for the diagnosis and management of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.
The natural history of epistaxis in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.
Juvenile polyposis, hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, and early onset colorectal cancer in patients with SMAD4 mutation.
Liver transplantation for cardiac failure in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.
Characterization of endoglin and identification of novel mutations in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.
The liver in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (Osler-Weber-Rendu disease).
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (Osler-Weber-Rendu disease): new insights in pathogenesis, complications, and treatment.
CREST syndrome was described first in 1964 as a combination of features mimicking hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (Osler-Weber-Rendu syndrome), but it has since been recognized as a relatively benign, slowly progressive variant of systemic scleroderma.
DIAGNOSIS: Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT).
Recent reports have described FNH and FNH-like lesions in a variety of different clinical and anatomic settings, including hypoplasia or agenesis of the portal vein,[2,3] Budd-Chiari syndrome,[4] cirrhosis of various etiologies,[5,6] hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia,[7] multiple FNH syndrome,[3] and adjacent to fibrolamellar carcinoma[8-13] and hydatid cyst.

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