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Osler-Weber-Rendu Syndrome

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Topic updated on 03/31/15 8:12pm

Overview
  • Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT)
  • Pathophysiology
    • hyperemic vessels that blanch with pressure arteriovenous malformation (AMVs) in small vessels
  • Genetics
    • autosomal dominant inheritance
Presentation
  • Symptom
    • recurrent bleeding
      • epistaxis
      • gastrointestinal
      • pulmonary AVMs
  • Physical exam
    • skin abnormalities
      • discolorations
      • telangiectasias (especially mucosal) 


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(M1.CV.72) A 20-year-old Caucasian male presents with recurrent nosebleeds. Complete history reveals his father died in his 40's after an intracranial hemorrhage and two of his father's five siblings have also had recurrent nosebleeds. Which of the following would you expect to find in this patient? Topic Review Topic

1. Retinal hemangioblastoma
2. Renal cell carcinoma
3. Mucosal arteriovenous malformations
4. Vestibular schwannoma
5. Cafe-au-lait spots

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