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 (tĕl-ăn′jē-ĕk-tā′zhə) also tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sis (-ĕk′tə-sĭs)
Chronic dilation of groups of capillaries causing elevated dark red blotches on the skin.

[New Latin : tel(o)- + Greek angeion, vessel; see angio- + Greek ektasis, expansion (from ekteinein, to stretch out : ek-, ex, ex- + teinein, to stretch; see ten- in Indo-European roots).]

tel·an′gi·ec·tat′ic (-tăt′ĭk) adj.


(tɛlˌæn dʒiˈɛk tə sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
chronic dilatation of the capillaries and other small blood vessels.
[1825–35; tel-2 + angi(o)- + Greek éktasis extension = ekta-, variant s. of ekteínein to stretch out (ek- ec- + teínein to stretch) + -sis -sis]
tel•an`gi•ec•tat′ic (-ˈtæt ɪk) adj.


n. telangiectasia, telangiectasis, condición causada por dilatación de los vasos capilares y arteriolas que puede formar un angioma.
hereditary hemorrhagic ______ hemorrágica
lympathic ______ linfática.


n telangiectasia; hereditary hemorrhagic — telangiectasia hemorrágica hereditaria
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AT is characterized by progressive neurodegeneration, immunodeficiency, oculocutaneous telangiectasias, endocrine abnormalities, high cancer incidence, genome instability, and hypersensitivity to ionizing radiation [39, 40].
La telangiectasia hemorragica hereditaria THH o sindrome de Osler--Weber Rendu es un desorden autosomico dominante caracterizado por telangiectasias en piel y mucosas y malformaciones arteriovenosas; clinicamente se manifiestan por un amplio espectro de signos y sintomas, la principal manifestacion es sangrado mucocutaneo, usualmente epistaxis que ocurre en mas de 90% de los pacientes y por sangrados recurrentes lleva a una anemia ferropenica de dificil manejo con baja respuesta con el hierro parenteral y requerimiento de soporte transfusional a repeticion (1).
Pulmonary Arterio-Venous malformations generally become apparent after puberty, although they may be present during childhood, while mucocutaneous and gastrointestinal telangiectasias develop progressively with age.
Brain capillary telangiectasias are typically found in the pons, (1,2,4,5) but are also commonly located in the medulla, caudate nucleus, cerebrum, (3) cerebellar hemispheres, and in the spinal cord.
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