Australas J Dermatol 2004 Feb;45(1):67-9
Department of Dermatology, Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia.
J Dermatol 1993 Mar;20(3):180-4
Department of Dermatology, Okayama University Medical School, Japan.
A 64-year-old woman with CREST syndrome developed prominent telangiectases mimicking hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) of Osler-Rendu-Weber. We have been following her since she first came to us with discrete telangiectatic mats and Raynaud's phenomenon 11 years ago. Telangiectatic lesions have been seen on her larynx and esophagus in addition to commonly affected sites. Read More
Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 1998 Feb;212(2):116-9
Klinik für Ophthalmologie der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kjel.
Background: Widespread idiopathic telangiectasia (generalized essential telangiectasia) is a rare skin disorder characterized by the development and gradual spreading of telangiectases. The condition tends to affect women in their midthirties. For no apparent reason telangiectases start to appear to the lower extremities and progress steadily to involve the skin of the trunk, the arms, and the face. Read More
Dermatol Surg 2001 Apr;27(4):355-7
Department of Dermatology, Ruhr-University Bochum, Gudrunstr. 56, D-44791 Bochum, Germany.
Background: Generalized essential telangiectasia is a rare cutaneous disorder with limited therapeutic options.
Objective: To evaluate the treatment with high-energy, high-frequency, long-pulse Nd:YAG laser in a patient with generalized essential telangiectasia.
Methods: A 62-year-old woman presented with a 20-year history of generalized essential telangiectasia. Read More
Clin Exp Dermatol 2006 Nov;31(6):781-2
Department of Dermatology, Eastbourne Hospital, Eastbourne, UK.
Generalized essential telangiectasia (GET) is a rare skin disorder characterized by generalized development of dilated venules, which start at the lower extremities and progressively spread to the rest of the body. Mucous and conjunctival involvement is rare. The diagnosis is based on clinical examination, after excluding other primary and secondary causes of telangiectasia. Read More