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Telangiectasia, Hereditary Hemorrhagic

An autosomal dominant vascular anomaly characterized by telangiectases of the skin and mucous membranes and by recurrent gastrointestinal bleeding. This disorder is caused by mutations of a gene (on chromosome 9q3) which encodes endoglin, a membrane glycoprotein that binds TRANSFORMING GROWTH FACTOR BETA.

Year introduced: 1968(1966)

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Tree Number(s): C14.907.454.900, C14.907.823.780, C15.378.463.515.900, C16.131.240.850.968

MeSH Unique ID: D013683

Entry Terms:

  • Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia, Hereditary
  • Telangiectasia, Hereditary Hemorrhagic, of Rendu, Osler, and Weber
  • Rendu-Osler-Weber Disease
  • Rendu Osler Weber Disease
  • Osler-Weber-Rendu Syndrome
  • Osler Weber Rendu Syndrome
  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
  • Osler's Disease
  • Osler Disease
  • Weber-Osler Syndrome
  • Weber Osler Syndrome
  • Osler-Rendu Disease
  • Osler Rendu Disease
  • Weber-Osler Disease
  • Weber Osler Disease
  • Osler-Rendu-Weber Disease
  • Osler Rendu Weber Disease
  • Telangiectasia, Hereditary Hemorrhagic, Type 1

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