Clin Exp Dermatol 2006 Nov;31(6):781-2
Department of Dermatology, Eastbourne Hospital, Eastbourne, UK.
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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
J Fr Ophtalmol 2001 Jan;24(1):45-8
Département d'ophtalmologie des hôpitaux universitaires de la Sarre, Homburg/Sarre Allemangne.
Generalized essential telangiectasia is a rare skin disorder characterized by the development of dilated venules beginning at the lower extremities and progressively spreading out to the rest of the body. It is not related to any known affection and is therefore considered to be essential. The condition tends to affect mostly women in their midthirties. 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