Cite this page: Gulwani, H. Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/smallbowelhereditarytelangiectasia.html. Accessed February 25th, 2018.
Definition / general
- Autosomal dominant syndrome of multiple vascular lesions of mucous membrane, skin and internal organs (Endoscopy 2008;40:23,
Am J Gastroenterol 1993;88:1116)
- Associated with severe GI hemorrhage
- Difficult to identify vascular lesions at time of surgical resection