[Cerebral abscesses disclosing pulmonary angioma. Rendu-Osler disease].


A 50-year old male patient presented with two successive cerebral abscesses over a 9-month period. Rendu-Osler-Weber disease was diagnosed on the basis of recurrent epistaxis and telangiectasis of the mucosae and skin. In addition, many members of the patient's family had a history of epistaxis and one had a cerebral angioma of unusual location. Our patient… (More)