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Descriptor English: Telangiectasis
Descriptor Spanish: Telangiectasia
Descriptor teleangiectasia
Entry term(s) arañas venosas
red venosa en tela de araña
Scope note: Dilatación permanente de vasos sanguíneos preexistentes (CAPILARES, ARTERIOLAS, VÉNULAS), que crea pequeñas lesiones rojas locales, habitualmente en piel o mucosas. Las teleangiectasias se caracterizan por destacarse en vasos sanguíneos cutaneos, como es el caso de las arañas vasculares.
Descriptor Portuguese: Telangiectasia
Descriptor French: Télangiectasie
Entry term(s): Spider Vein
Spider Veins
Telangiectases
Telangiectasia
Telangiectasias
Vein, Spider
Veins, Spider
Tree number(s): C14.907.823
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013684
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: note specifics; CAPILLARY TELANGIECTASIA, BRAIN and PONTINE CAPILLARY TELANGIECTASIAS see CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM VASCULAR MALFORMATIONS are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 14062
Unique ID: D013684
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Telangiectasis - Preferred
Concept UI M0021124
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Telangiectasis
Entry term(s) Telangiectases
Telangiectasia
Telangiectasias
Spider Veins - Narrower
Concept UI M0417864
Preferred term Spider Veins
Entry term(s) Spider Vein
Vein, Spider
Veins, Spider



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