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Telangiectases

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Permanent dilation of preexisting blood vessels (capillaries, arterioles, venules) creating small focal red lesions, usually in the skin or mucous membranes. The lesion may present as a coarse or fine red line or as a punctum with radiating limbs. (From Dorland, 27th ed)

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Telangiectases

UMLS

TELANGIECTASES, Telangiectasia, Telangiectasia, NOS, TELANGIECTASIAS, Telangiectasis, Telangiectasis, NOS

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