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Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia: a clinical analysis

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Sir John BurnORCiD, Professor Stephen Proctor


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Data from 98 patients with hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) are presented. All were symptomatic by 40 years of age and 62% by 16 years. Nose bleeding was the first symptom of disease in 90% of cases with mucocutaneous telangiectases appearing 5 to 20 years later. Complications of HHT are discussed and an age of onset curve given.

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Author(s): Porteous MEM, Burn J, Proctor SJ

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Journal of Medical Genetics

Year: 1992

Volume: 29

Issue: 8

Pages: 527-530

Print publication date: 01/08/1992

ISSN (print): 0022-2593

ISSN (electronic): 1468-6244

Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group


DOI: 10.1136/jmg.29.8.527


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