HistoryThis section has been translated automatically.
The term was first used by Graf in 1807.
DefinitionThis section has been translated automatically.
Permanently dilated skin capillaries visible to the naked eye with a diameter of =/< 0.1 cm. Teleangiectasias are still visible to the naked eye from a distance of about 2 m.
Teleangiectasias disappear under moderate glass spatula pressure. They are listed together with reticular varices (>0.2 cm), when localized on the lower extremity, in the CEAP classification under C1 (clinical) as a sign of early cutaneous varicosis.
Teleangiectasias can occur in a localized, disseminated or systematized manner.
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ClassificationThis section has been translated automatically.
Five clinical forms are distinguished:
- Linear or sinusoidal telangiectasia
- Single-branched telangiectasia
- Reticulated branched telangiectasia
- Point telangiectasia
- Naevus araneus (Spider naevus) with centrally pulsating vessel.
EtiopathogenesisThis section has been translated automatically.
in the context of congenital nevi (primary telangiectasias) or
secondarily acquired idiopathic without identifiable cause, or
monitoring for systemic diseases or
reactive in primary cutaneous diseases.
Clinical featuresThis section has been translated automatically.
Diseases characterized by telangiectasia:
- adnexal carcinoma, cystic
- angiokeratoma corporis diffusum
- Angiokeratoma corporis diffusum, idiopathic
- angioma serpiginosum
- ataxia teleangiectatica
- Senile atrophy (senile skin)
- Atrophy of the skin by corticosteroids (steroid skin)
- Basal cell carcinoma
- Berlin Syndrome
- Bloom Syndrome
- Crest Syndrome
- Cutis marmorata teleangiectatica congenita
- dyskeratosis congenita
- Erysipelas carcinomatosum
- erythrosis interfollicularis colli
- Fawcett Plaques
- Goltz-Gorlin Syndrome
- Granulomatosis disciformis chronica et progressiva
- Harber Syndrome
- Carcinoid syndrome
- keratosis actinica
- Cirrhosis of the liver
- Lipatrophy after glucocorticoid injections
- Lupus erythematodes chronicus discoides
- Lupus erythematosus, systemic
- lymphadenosis cutis benigna
- photodamage to the skin
- Mastocytosis, systemic
- mycosis fungoides
- Myxoedema, diffuse
- Mucinoses, cutaneous
- Nevoidal telangiectasia syndrome
- Nevus araneus
- teleangiectatic nevus
- Nevus flammeus
- Nevus Spitz
- necrobiosis lipoidica
- variegated parakeratosis
- Parapsoriasis en plaques, large hearth type
- Porphyria cutanea tarda
- facial pyoderma
- chronic radiodermatitis
- REM syndrome
- Rothmund Syndrome
- rubeosis steroidica
- Sahlischer venous corona
- Scleroderma, progressive systemic
- Scleroedema adultorum bushke
- pitch skin
- Steroid skin
- Teleangiectasia hereditaria haemorrhagica (M. Osler)
- Teleangiectasia macularis eruptiva perstans
- Teleangiectasia syndrome, naevoides
- Thomson Syndrome
- Varicosis (formation of spider veins)
- cheek teleangiectasias, familial
- xeroderma pigmentosum
TherapyThis section has been translated automatically.
LiteratureThis section has been translated automatically.
- Allegra C et al (Union of Phlebology Working Group) (2003) The "C" of CEAP: suggested definitions and refinements: an International Union ofPhlebology
conference of experts. J Vasc Surg 37:129-131.
- Pannier F et al (2010) Cutaneous Varicose veins. In: T Noppeney, H Nüllen Diagnosis and therapy of varicosis. Springer Medicine Publishing House Heidelberg S 150 -153
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