Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

Early Diagnosis of Nasal Mucosal Telangiectasias HHT Overview Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) is a hereditary disorder characterized by abnormal clusters of fragile capillaries that bleed with minimal agitation. Telangiectasias, commonly…

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Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia: Septal Perforation and Nose Bleeds
Figure 1: Nasal endoscopic view of the nasal passage demonstrating dried blood and scaly skin that would normally be pink and moist.

Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia: Septal Perforation and Nose Bleeds

Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT), also known as Osler-Weber-Rendu Disease, is a genetic disease that is characterized by the aberrant overgrowth and proliferation (dysplasia) of vascular tissue known as telangiectasias and…

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