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Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia(HHT)

MedGen UID:
52657
Concept ID:
C0039445
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: HHT; ORW disease; Osler hemorrhagic telangiectasia syndrome; Osler Weber Rendu syndrome; Osler-Rendu-Weber disease
SNOMED CT: Osler hemorrhagic telangiectasia syndrome (21877004); Osler-Weber-Rendu disease (21877004); Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (21877004); Osler-Rendu-Weber syndrome (21877004); Osler-Rendu-Weber disease (21877004); HHT - Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (21877004)
Modes of inheritance:
Autosomal dominant inheritance
MedGen UID:
141047
Concept ID:
C0443147
Intellectual Product
Source: Orphanet
A mode of inheritance that is observed for traits related to a gene encoded on one of the autosomes (i.e., the human chromosomes 1-22) in which a trait manifests in heterozygotes. In the context of medical genetics, an autosomal dominant disorder is caused when a single copy of the mutant allele is present. Males and females are affected equally, and can both transmit the disorder with a risk of 50% for each child of inheriting the mutant allele.
 
Related genes: SMAD4, GDF2, ENG, ACVRL1
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0019180
OMIM®: 187300
OMIM® Phenotypic series: PS187300
Orphanet: ORPHA774

Definition

Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) is an autosomal dominant vascular dysplasia leading to telangiectases and arteriovenous malformations of skin, mucosa, and viscera. Epistaxis and gastrointestinal bleeding are frequent complications of mucosal involvement. Visceral involvement includes that of the lung, liver, and brain. The most frequent form of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia maps to the long arm of chromosome 9. Genetic Heterogeneity of Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia See also HHT2 (600376), caused by mutation in the ALK1 gene (ACVRL1; 601284) on chromosome 12q13; HHT3 (601101), mapped to chromosome 5q31; HHT4 (610655), mapped to chromosome 7p14; and HHT5 (615506), caused by mutation in the GDF2 gene (605120) on chromosome 10q11. See also juvenile polyposis/HHT syndrome (175050), caused by mutation in the SMAD4 gene (600993). [from OMIM]

Professional guidelines

PubMed

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Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Hammill AM, Wusik K, Kasthuri RS
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Diagnosis

Hammill AM, Wusik K, Kasthuri RS
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Kritharis A, Al-Samkari H, Kuter DJ
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Therapy

Al-Samkari H
Blood 2021 Feb 18;137(7):888-895. doi: 10.1182/blood.2020008739. PMID: 33171488
Tunkel DE, Anne S, Payne SC, Ishman SL, Rosenfeld RM, Abramson PJ, Alikhaani JD, Benoit MM, Bercovitz RS, Brown MD, Chernobilsky B, Feldstein DA, Hackell JM, Holbrook EH, Holdsworth SM, Lin KW, Lind MM, Poetker DM, Riley CA, Schneider JS, Seidman MD, Vadlamudi V, Valdez TA, Nnacheta LC, Monjur TM
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2020 Jan;162(1_suppl):S1-S38. doi: 10.1177/0194599819890327. PMID: 31910111
Tellapuri S, Park HS, Kalva SP
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Kritharis A, Al-Samkari H, Kuter DJ
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Prognosis

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Hammill AM, Wusik K, Kasthuri RS
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Clinical prediction guides

Chitsuthipakorn W, Hoang MP, Kanjanawasee D, Seresirikachorn K, Snidvongs K
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Recent systematic reviews

Chitsuthipakorn W, Hoang MP, Kanjanawasee D, Seresirikachorn K, Snidvongs K
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