Treatment of hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia by the pulsed dye laser.

  title={Treatment of hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia by the pulsed dye laser.},
  author={Philip G. Harries and Michael J Brockbank and Peter G. Shakespeare and J. Allen Carruth},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  volume={111 11},
Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia (Osler-Weber-Rendu syndrome, Osler's disease) is an inherited abnormality of the vasculature characterized by abnormal subepithelial vessels. Treatment has included repeated intranasal cautery, intra-arterial embolization and arterial ligation. Historically, the operation of septodermoplasty and the use of systemic/topical oestrogens have been the most effective and lasting treatments, but over time the telangiectasias recur. There is increasing interest… CONTINUE READING


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