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Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

Title
Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
Other Titles
유전성출혈모세혈관확장증의 증례 및 문헌 고찰
Authors
Jeong-Seung Kwon;Hyung-Joon Ahn;Jong-Hoon Choi
Issue Date
2012
Journal Title
대한구강내과학회지
ISSN
1225-0627
Citation
대한구강내과학회지, Vol.37(3) : 135~139, 2012
Abstract
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia is a rare autosomal dorminant disease that features abnormal and fragile vascular dilations of terminal vessels in skin and mucous membranes, as well as arteriovenous malformations of internal organs, particularly lungs, brain, and liver. Often patients have not been diagnosed with HHT for a long time, and undiagnosed HHT patients unnecessarily develop serious complications such as severe life-threatening hemorrhage, stroke or brain abscess. Therefore, early detection and appropriate screening is very important. Early detection of HHT allows the appropriate screening for the presence of silent disease such as AVMs in the lungs, liver, or brain, and preventive treatment in the patient and their affected family members. Dentists should be familiar with HHT because the telangiectases on skin and oral mucosa are often the most dramatic and most easily identified component of HHT. Recently, we experienced a case of HHT. We present the case with a review of the literature.
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http://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/92209
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1. 연구논문 > 2. College of Dentistry > Dept. of Oral Medicine
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