telangiectasis


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telangiectasis

 [tel-an″je-ek´tah-sis]
1. the lesion produced by telangiectasia, which may be present as a coarse or fine red line or as a punctum with radiating limbs (spider).

tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sis

, pl.

tel·an·gi·ec·ta·ses

(tel-an'jē-ek'tă-sis, -sēz),
A lesion formed by a dilated capillary or terminal artery, most commonly on the skin. See: telangiectasia.

telangiectasis

/tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sis/ (-ek´tah-sis) pl. telangiec´tases  
1. the lesion produced by telangiectasia, which may present as a coarse or fine red line or as a punctum with radiating limbs (spider).

tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sis

, pl. telangiectases (tel-an'jē-ek'tă-sis, -sēz)
A lesion formed by a dilated capillary or terminal artery, most commonly on the skin.
See also: telangiectasia

telangiectasia

, telangiectasis (tel-an?je-ek-ta'ze-a) (-ek'ta-sis) [Gr. telos, end, + angeion, vessel, + ektasis, dilatation]
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TELANGIECTASIA
A vascular lesion formed by dilatation of a group of small blood vessels. It may appear as a birthmark or become apparent in young children. It may also be caused by long-term sun exposure. Although the lesion may occur anywhere on the skin, it is seen most frequently on the face and thighs. See: illustrationtelangiectatic, adjective

hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

A disease transmitted by autosomal dominant inheritance marked by thinness of the walls of the blood vessels of the nose, skin, and digestive tract, as well as a tendency to hemorrhage. Synonym: Rendu-Osler-Weber syndrome

telangiectasia lymphatica

A tumor composed of dilated lymph vessels.

spider telangiectasia

Stellate angioma.

telangiectasis

pl. telangiectases; telangiectasia.
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See also: Hemangioma: Hemorrhagic Telangiectasis, Hereditary; Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome; Moyamoya Disease; Nevi, Giant Congenital; Sturge-Weber Syndrome