Rendu-Osler-Weber Disease Underlying Cause
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia is a hereditary illness that results in abnormal blood vessels. These abnormalities may be present in the blood vessels of the skin, brain, gastrointestinal tract, lungs, nasal passages, and sinuses. Those with the illness have visible blood vessels beneath the skin surface on the face, lips, nose, mouth, fingers and toes. The abnormal blood vessels are fragile, and bleed easily.
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