Generalized essential telangiectasia: a case report and review of the literature.

Authors:
Jonathan E Blume
Jonathan E Blume
State University of New York at Buffalo

Cutis 2005 Apr;75(4):223-4

Department of Dermatology, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA.

Generalized essential telangiectasia (GET) is a well-established but seldom reported disorder. Patients with this condition develop widespread telangiectasias for no known reason. Although the condition can be cosmetically and psychologically devastating, it fortunately is not associated with other diseases or complications. Treatment can be difficult and expensive, but the therapeutic benefit of providing patients with a name and prognosis for their disease cannot be overemphasized.

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April 2005
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