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Osler's disease

Osler's disease: Introduction

Osler's disease: Genetic disease causing multiple teleangiectasias. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Osler's disease is available below.

Symptoms of Osler's disease

Treatments for Osler's disease

  • Iron supplements and laser treatment for red spots on mucous membranes to reduce risk of bleeding. Severe nosebleeds may require transplanting of skin from other parts of the body onto the nose lining. Patients need to be aware of signs of possibly serious complications and need to act immediately if they develop
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Osler's disease: Deaths

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Osler's disease: Complications

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Causes of Osler's disease

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Misdiagnosis and Osler's disease

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Definitions of Osler's disease:

An autosomal dominant vascular anomaly characterized by the presence of multiple small telangiectases of the skin, mucous membranes, gastrointestinal tract, and other organs, associated with recurrent episodes of bleeding from affected sites and gross or occult melena. (Dorland, 27th ed) - (Source - Diseases Database)

Osler's disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Osler's disease, or a subtype of Osler's disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Osler's disease as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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