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Related to telangiectatic: telangiectatic nevus


Relating to or marked by telangiectasia.


Relating to or marked by telangiectasia.


, telangiectasis (tel-an?je-ek-ta'ze-a) (-ek'ta-sis) [Gr. telos, end, + angeion, vessel, + ektasis, dilatation]
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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.


pertaining to or emanating from telangiectasis.
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Plaques (24) Morphology is variable; lesions may appear annular, ulcerated, hypopigmented, telangiectatic, diffuse, and psoriasiform.
If the telangiectatic vessels go on to form a retinal detachment, scleral buckling and drainage of sub-retinal fluid may also be required.
This differs from the telangiectatic variant of KS in which KS lesions contain large, very congested, ectatic vascular spaces.
The MR and CT appearances may show fluid-fluid levels, which is a nonspecific finding and can be seen in other lesions, including chondroblastoma, giant cell tumor of bone, or telangiectatic osteosarcoma.
Coats disease is characterised by telangiectatic retinal vascular abnormalities in association with lipid exudation.
Telangiectasia macularis eruptiva perstans, the rarest form of cutaneous mastocytosis, usually presents as multiple telangiectatic, reddish brown macules on the trunk in adults (1).
It is the telangiectatic hemorrhagic pattern that led to the morphologic classification of this tumor as a hemangioma.
9) These patients developed asymptomatic, telangiectatic yellow-to-white plaques of the sclerae bilaterally.
Radiation colitis also shows hyalinization of the lamina propria, usually with telangiectatic blood vessels and atypical endothelial cells and fibroblasts.
Telangiectatic osteosarcoma shares many similarities with classic ABC, particularly on imaging studies and even on gross morphology.
Various subtypes of osteosarcoma have been described, including conventional, small-cell, parosteal, periosteal, intracortical, intramedullary, giant cell-rich, and telangiectatic sarcomas.
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