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Unilateral Nevoid Telangiectasia Follow-up

  • Author: Rajani Katta, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
 
Updated: Sep 04, 2015
 

Prognosis

In acquired unilateral nevoid telangiectasia, the telangiectasias may improve as the estrogen levels decrease, such as following pregnancy or with the discontinuation of oral contraceptives. In other cases of acquired or congenital unilateral nevoid telangiectasia, the lesions persist.

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Patient Education

Advise females that the telangiectasias may worsen during pregnancy or with oral contraceptive use.

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Contributor Information and Disclosures
Author

Rajani Katta, MD Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine; Dermatologist, Katta Dermatology

Rajani Katta, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology, American Contact Dermatitis Society, Society of Behavioral Medicine

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Specialty Editor Board

Michael J Wells, MD, FAAD Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L Foster School of Medicine

Michael J Wells, MD, FAAD is a member of the following medical societies: Alpha Omega Alpha, American Academy of Dermatology, American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Van Perry, MD Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio

Van Perry, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Chief Editor

Dirk M Elston, MD Professor and Chairman, Department of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine

Dirk M Elston, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Additional Contributors

Abdul-Ghani Kibbi, MD Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

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