Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia: what the otolaryngologist should know.

@article{Byahatti1997HereditaryHT,
  title={Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia: what the otolaryngologist should know.},
  author={Seema V Byahatti and Elie E Rebeiz and Stanley M Shapshay},
  journal={American journal of rhinology},
  year={1997},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={55-62}
}
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) or Rendu-Osler-Weber disease is a systemic autosomal dominant disorder involving blood vessels. Phenotypically, the disease presents with telangiectases that involve all areas of the body. Ninety percent of patients experience epistaxis and are referred to the otolaryngologist for evaluation. Because otolaryngologists may be the primary physicians caring for these patients, it is critical they be knowledgeable about high risk groups, screening… CONTINUE READING

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