Cutis 2005 Apr;75(4):223-4
Department of Dermatology, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA.
Australas J Dermatol 2004 Feb;45(1):67-9
Department of Dermatology, Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia.
A 43-year-old woman presented with a 1-year history of telangiectatic lesions on her lower legs. The lesions progressively spread to involve her thighs and left arm. She had no family or personal history of recurrent haemorrhage or telangiectases. 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
Cornea 1999 Nov;18(6):731-3
Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento 95817, USA.
Cutis 2000 Mar;65(3):175-7
National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.
Generalized essential telangiectasia (GET), as originally described, is not associated with any underlying disease. Although patients with GET lack the typical periungual telangiectases associated with autoimmune collagen vascular diseases, these patients may have an underlying autoimmune process. We present a patient with a history of Graves' disease and low-titer anti-nuclear antibodies, who developed rapidly progressive generalized telangiectases. Read More