Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia (Osler-Weber-Rendu syndrome): a view from the 21st century.

@article{Begbie2003HereditaryHT,
  title={Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia (Osler-Weber-Rendu syndrome): a view from the 21st century.},
  author={Megan E Begbie and Gillian Wallace and Claire L Shovlin},
  journal={Postgraduate medical journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={79 927},
  pages={18-24}
}
Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) affects one in 5-8000, and no longer can be viewed as solely causing anaemia (due to nasal and gastrointestinal bleeding) and characteristic mucocutaneous telangiectasia. Arteriovenous malformations commonly occur, and in the pulmonary and cerebral circulations demand knowledge of risks and benefits of asymptomatic screening and treatment. HHT is inherited as an autosomal dominant trait and there is no age cut off when apparently unaffected offspring… CONTINUE READING

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