Thomas McGarrity

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Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (Osler-Weber-Rendu)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) also known as Osler-Weber-Rendu syndrome, is a disorder of the vascular system that results in arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) or telangiectasias. Traditionally these telangiectasias affect the skin, lip, buccal and nasal mucosa and the gastrointestinal tract (Figure 1, Figure 2). It is increasingly recognized that AVM…

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