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Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia: a clinical analysis.
  1. M E Porteous,
  2. J Burn,
  3. S J Proctor
  1. Department of Human Genetics, University of Newcastle upon Tyne.


    Data from 98 patients with hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) are presented. All were symptomatic by 40 years of age and 62% by 16 years. Nose bleeding was the first symptom of disease in 90% of cases with mucocutaneous telangiectases appearing 5 to 20 years later. Complications of HHT are discussed and an age of onset curve given.

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