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Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

Disease definition

Rendu-Osler-Weber disease, also called hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT), is a disorder of angiogenesis leading to arteriovenous dilatations: cutaneo-mucosal hemorrhagic telangiectasias and visceral shunting.


  • Synonym(s):
    • HHT
    • Rendu-Osler disease
    • Rendu-Osler-Weber disease
  • Prevalence: 1-5 / 10 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: I78.0
  • OMIM: 187300  600376  601101  610655  615506
  • UMLS: C0039445
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 6626
  • MedDRA: 10019883

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