What are the physical findings of telangiectasia in CREST syndrome?

Updated: Oct 05, 2020
  • Author: Jeanie C Yoon, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Telangiectasia in CREST syndrome are flat and nonpulsatile and typically have a rectangular or elongated shape. The vessels are so close together that they appear as discrete mats.

Telangiectasia of the face. Telangiectasia of the face.
Telangiectasia of the lip. Telangiectasia of the lip.
Telangiectasia of the finger. Telangiectasia of the finger.
Close-up view of telangiectasia. Close-up view of telangiectasia.

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