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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.

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Tree Number(s): C14.907.823

MeSH Unique ID: D013684

Entry Terms:

  • Telangiectases
  • Telangiectasia
  • Telangiectasias
  • Spider Veins
  • Spider Vein
  • Vein, Spider
  • Veins, Spider

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