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Telangiectasis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Telangiectasis
Tree Number(s)
C14.907.823
Unique ID
D013684
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013684
Annotation
note specifics; CAPILLARY TELANGIECTASIA, BRAIN and PONTINE CAPILLARY TELANGIECTASIAS see CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM VASCULAR MALFORMATIONS are also available
Scope Note
Permanent dilation of preexisting blood vessels (CAPILLARIES; ARTERIOLES; VENULES) creating small focal red lesions, most commonly in the skin or mucous membranes. It is characterized by the prominence of skin blood vessels, such as vascular spiders.
Entry Term(s)
Spider Veins
Telangiectasia
NLM Classification #
WG 700
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Telangiectasis Preferred
Spider Veins Narrower
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