Recurrent epistaxes in hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia

Lim, S. M. C.; Lane, R. J. M.
May 1997
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;May1997, Vol. 90 Issue 5, p271
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of recurrent epistaxes (RE) in a 36-year-old man with the symptom of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT). The history of the HHT diagnosed person suffering with frequent recurrent nosebleeds is presented. The genes for the disease are located on chromosomes 9q3, 9q39, and 12q10. It is suggested that persons with instances of RE should be screened for the occurrence of HHT.


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