Small bowel (small intestine)
Benign tumors and tumor-like conditions
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

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Revised: 13 March 2019

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PubMed Search: Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia small bowel

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Gulwani H. Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. website. Accessed February 18th, 2020.
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
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