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Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia: Introduction

Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia: A rare genetic disorder characterized by epistaxes and multiple telangiectases. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia is available below.

Symptoms of Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

  • Pinpoint telangiectases
  • Spider telangiectases
  • Nodular telangiectases
  • Tongue telangiectases
  • Lip mucosa telangiectases
  • more symptoms...»

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Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia: Complications

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Causes of Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

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Less Common Symptoms of Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

  • Arteriovenous fistulae in lungs
  • Arteriovenous fistulae in liver
  • Mucosal arteriovenous malformations
  • Sbumucosal arteriovenous malformations
  • Arterial aneurysms
  • more symptoms...»

Misdiagnosis and Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

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Clinical Trials for Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

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Definitions of Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia:

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)

Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, or a subtype of Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, 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 Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Related Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia Info

More information about Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

  1. Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications

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