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hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia in Medicine

hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

  1. An inherited disease, usually beginning after puberty, characterized by multiple telangiectases and by fragile capillaries that break easily and bleed into the skin and mucous membranes.Rendu-Osler-Weber disease Rendu-Osler-Weber syndrome
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