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[tel- + angi- + -ectasis] A vascular lesion formed by dilatation of a group of small blood vessels. It may appear as a birthmark or become apparent in young children. It may also be caused by long-term exposure to the sun. Although the lesion may occur anywhere on the skin, it is seen most frequently on the face and thighs. telangiectatic (tel″an″jē-ek″tat′ik), adj.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Telangiectasia, Telangiectasis." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763993/all/telangiectasia__telangiectasis.
Telangiectasia, telangiectasis. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763993/all/telangiectasia__telangiectasis. Accessed July 20, 2019.
Telangiectasia, telangiectasis. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763993/all/telangiectasia__telangiectasis
Telangiectasia, Telangiectasis [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763993/all/telangiectasia__telangiectasis.
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