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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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An example I recollect was a case of an infant who presented with telangiectases on the face and inguinal area without other rash.
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) or Osler-WeberRendu syndrome is an autosomal-dominant multisystemic vascular disorder, characterized by mucocutaneous telangiectases and arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) which predisposes to shunts formation and bleeding.
In 13 patients, aneurysms and telangiectases were treated with laser photocoagulation therapy repeated at specific intervals.
HHT is characterized by the presence of vascular abnormalities, such as telangiectases and/or arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), in the lungs, brain, gastrointestinal tract, liver, and spinal cord [2].
It may appear as a crusted ulcer (known as a "rodent ulcer") with a rolled, translucent border and telangiectases.
Edema, telangiectases, a moderate polymorphic inflammatory infiltrate, and melanin clumps are noted in the dermis.
The typical patches often show a predilection to the major flexural areas and trunk, and present with erythema, mild scaling, mottled dyspigmentation (hyper- and hypopigmentation) with atrophy, and telangiectases.
The most common signs and symptoms of venous disorders are related to telangiectases, reticular veins, and varicose veins.
Sarradet DM, Hussain M, Goldberg DJ: Millisecond 1064-nm neodymium:YAG laser treatment of facial telangiectases.
Chronological aging is due to passage of time, whereas premature aging occurred due to some environmental factors on skin produces visible signs such as irregular dryness, dark/light pigmentation, sallowness severe atrophy, telangiectases, premalignant lesions, laxity, leathery appearance and deep wrinkling.
Hepatic fibrovascular dysplasia ranges from small telangiectases to large vascular masses.