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[Cerebral ischemia in Rendu-Osler-Weber disease].

@article{DelgadoReyes2000CerebralII,
  title={[Cerebral ischemia in Rendu-Osler-Weber disease].},
  author={S DelgadoReyes and Garc{\'i}a de la Rocha Ml and Fern{\'a}ndez-Armayor Ajo and I SierraSierra and A Mart{\'i}nAraguz and Moreno Mart{\'i}nez Jm},
  journal={Neurologia},
  year={2000},
  volume={15},
  pages={76-80}
}
: Neurologic manifestations occur in 8-12% of the patients with Rendu-Osler-Weber disease or hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT), principally infectious and hemorrhagic and, less frequently, ischemic ones. More than a half of these neurologic complications are associated with pulmonary arterio-venous malformations (PAVM). The diagnosis of HHT is based on the presence of telangiectases, hemorrhagic events and a family history with an autosomal dominant pattern. We report a case of a… 
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TLDR
Patients with HHT present a unique challenge to physicians because of the multisystemic nature of the disease, which often presents with a wide range of serious neurological, pulmonary, and gastrointestinal complications.