Soft tissue
Benign vascular lesions

Author: Vijay Shankar, M.D.

Revised: 31 January 2018, last major update November 2012

Copyright: (c) 2002-2018,, Inc.

PubMed search: Telangiectasias [title]

Related topics: Vascular ectasias

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Shankar, V. Telangiectasias. website. Accessed June 25th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Group of abnormally prominent capillaries, venules and arterioles that creates a small focal red lesion, usually in skin or mucous membranes
  • Congenital anomalies or exaggerations of preexisting vessels
  • Not true neoplasms
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