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October 1974

Unilateral Nevoid Telangiectasia

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Los Angeles

Arch Dermatol. 1974;110(4):638. doi:10.1001/archderm.1974.01630100086031

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To the Editor.—  This is, to my knowledge, the third reported case of unilateral nevoid telangiectasia, according to Greer's article in the Archives (109:101, 1974).

Report of a Case  A 45-year-old, single white man was first seen in January 1974 with a history of an area of redness that had first appeared over the upper part of the right arm four years ago and had since spread to cover the right upper part of the chest and the right shoulder. He admitted to increased alcohol consumption during this time but did not have any known complications. The only skin findings were the presence of unilateral, macular telangiectasia over the right part of the thorax and right arm; arterial spiders were sparse (Figure). Abdominal findings were negative. There was no edema. Blood chemistry studies with anUnilateral, macular telangiectasia. automated multiple analysis system, complete blood cell count, and serologic findings were

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