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Lencastre A, Lopes MJ - An Bras Dermatol (2013 Mar-Apr)

Bottom Line: He denied any episodes of disease or drug intake that could be associated with the disease.The clinical diagnosis of Idiopathic Acquired Unilateral Nevoid Telangiectasia was made, an uncommon, benign vascular malformation.The patient declined doing a cutaneous biopsy or treatment with a cosmetic intent.

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Affiliation: Dermatology Service, Santo Antonio dos Capuchos Hospital, Central Lisbon Hospital Center, Lisbon, Portugal. lencastre.derm@gmail.com

ABSTRACT
A 27 year-old-man, with no known personal or familial history of disease, mentioned a 10-year history of asymptomatic groups of telangiectasias, with a Blaschko lines distribution on the right lateral aspect of the neck and asymptomatic. He denied any episodes of disease or drug intake that could be associated with the disease. Blood work had no changes, namely of liver enzymes or infectious serologies. The clinical diagnosis of Idiopathic Acquired Unilateral Nevoid Telangiectasia was made, an uncommon, benign vascular malformation. The patient declined doing a cutaneous biopsy or treatment with a cosmetic intent.

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Mentions: A 27 year-old-man with no known history of personal or familial illnesses was referredto our clinic with a 10 year history of cervical telangiectasias with no associatedsymptoms. The patient denied any preceding or simultaneous episodes of disease with thisdermatosis, as well as concomitant or recent use of any medication. We found no changeson his physical exam, except the presence of groups of blancheable, erythematousmacules, of a bright red tone, with a Blaschko lines distribution and localized only onthe right lateral aspect of the neck (Figures 1and 2). Blood work did not reveal any changes,namely in liver enzymes or infectious serologies. What is your diagnosis?


Case for diagnosis.

Lencastre A, Lopes MJ - An Bras Dermatol (2013 Mar-Apr)

Detail of telangiectasias shown on figure1
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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f02: Detail of telangiectasias shown on figure1
Mentions: A 27 year-old-man with no known history of personal or familial illnesses was referredto our clinic with a 10 year history of cervical telangiectasias with no associatedsymptoms. The patient denied any preceding or simultaneous episodes of disease with thisdermatosis, as well as concomitant or recent use of any medication. We found no changeson his physical exam, except the presence of groups of blancheable, erythematousmacules, of a bright red tone, with a Blaschko lines distribution and localized only onthe right lateral aspect of the neck (Figures 1and 2). Blood work did not reveal any changes,namely in liver enzymes or infectious serologies. What is your diagnosis?

Bottom Line: He denied any episodes of disease or drug intake that could be associated with the disease.The clinical diagnosis of Idiopathic Acquired Unilateral Nevoid Telangiectasia was made, an uncommon, benign vascular malformation.The patient declined doing a cutaneous biopsy or treatment with a cosmetic intent.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Dermatology Service, Santo Antonio dos Capuchos Hospital, Central Lisbon Hospital Center, Lisbon, Portugal. lencastre.derm@gmail.com

ABSTRACT
A 27 year-old-man, with no known personal or familial history of disease, mentioned a 10-year history of asymptomatic groups of telangiectasias, with a Blaschko lines distribution on the right lateral aspect of the neck and asymptomatic. He denied any episodes of disease or drug intake that could be associated with the disease. Blood work had no changes, namely of liver enzymes or infectious serologies. The clinical diagnosis of Idiopathic Acquired Unilateral Nevoid Telangiectasia was made, an uncommon, benign vascular malformation. The patient declined doing a cutaneous biopsy or treatment with a cosmetic intent.

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Related in: MedlinePlus