Angiectasia | Article about angiectasia by The Free Dictionary
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Abnormal blood vessel dilation.
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she had marked tel- angiectasia
on her face and both limbs especially at the extensor surfaces with multiple cafe-au-lait spots on her neck shoulders and upper limb.
These lesions are called by various names such as vascular ectasia or angiectasia
. Arteriovenous fistulae, often called "malformations," may be congenital or acquired.
Yamada et al., "Clinical associations and risk factors for bleeding from colonic angiectasia
: a case-controlled study," Colorectal Disease, vol.