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

Author: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 19 February 2018, last major update August 2012

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Gulwani, H. Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. website. Accessed October 19th, 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