redness of an area of skin, caused by enlargement and proliferation of the underlying small blood vessels
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Permanent dilation of pre-existing small blood vessels creating focal red lesions, which may present as a coarse or fine red line or as a punctum with radiating limbs
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<clinical sign> A permanent dilation of preexisting blood vessels (capillaries, arterioles, venules), creating small focal red lesions, usually in the skin or mucous membranes. Also called telangiectasis. ... (16 Dec 1997) ...
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(tә-lan″je-әk-ta´zhә) a vascular lesion daused by dilation of a group of small blood vessels to form a small, discolored lesion on the skin. Superficial telangiectasias are sometimes seen in the normal newborn on the nape of the neck (“stork bites”) or on the upp...
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(tele-(1) + ectasia) permanent dilation of preexisting blood vessels (capillaries, arterioles, venules), creating small focal red lesions, usually in the skin or mucous membranes. Called also telangiectasis.
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telangiectasis, telangiectasia 1. A chronic dilatation of the capillaries and other small blood vessels. 2. Chronic dilation of groups of capillaries causing elevated dark red blotches on the skin.
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Telangiectasias /tɛ.læn.dʒiː`ɛk.teɪ.ʃi:ə/ or angioectasias are small dilated blood vessels near the surface of the skin or mucous membranes, measuring between 0.5 and 1 millimeter in diameter. They can develop anywhere on the body but are commonly seen on the face around the nose, cheeks, a...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: tel-an′jē-ek-tā′zē-ă Definitions: 1. Dilation of previously existing small or terminal vessels of a part. Synonyms: angiotelectasis, angiotelectasia
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Dilated, small superficial blood vessels.Picture of telangiectasias on the legPicture of telangiectasias on the armPronunciation: tee-LAN-jek-TAY-ja • (noun)
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The permanent enlargement of blood vessels, causing redness in the skin or mucous membranes.
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