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15 Possible Causes for Nail Bed Telangiectasia

  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

    Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) is a genetic disease, characterized by abnormal blood vessel formation. It manifests principally with telangiectatic lesions and arteriovenous malformations and results in bleeding and blood shunting. Patients most commonly present with telangiectatic formations on their lips,[…][symptoma.com]

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Cutaneous nail bed and GI telangiectasia may indicate systemic sclerosis or mixed connective tissue disease.[merckmanuals.com] Arteriovenous malformations, especially of the mucous membranes, suggest hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (Rendu-Osler-Weber syndrome).[merckmanuals.com]

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Cutaneous nail bed and GI telangiectasia may indicate systemic sclerosis or mixed connective tissue disease.[merckmanuals.com] Arteriovenous malformations, especially of the mucous membranes, suggest hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (Rendu-Osler-Weber syndrome).[merckmanuals.com]

  • Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Cutaneous nail bed and GI telangiectasia may indicate systemic sclerosis or mixed connective tissue disease.[merckmanuals.com] Arteriovenous malformations, especially of the mucous membranes, suggest hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (Rendu-Osler-Weber syndrome).[merckmanuals.com]

  • Systemic Scleroderma

    Enlarged red blood vessels on the hands, face and around the nail beds (telangiectasias) Calcium deposits in the skin or other areas (calcinosis) Initially, the skin of the[my.clevelandclinic.org] Enlarged red blood vessels on the hands, face and around nail beds (called “telangiectasias”) Calcium deposits in the skin or other areas High blood pressure from kidney problems[rheumatology.org]

  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Type 2

    0000214 Melena 0002249 Nail bed telangiectasia 0001232 Nasal mucosa telangiectasia Spider veins of mucosa of nose Spider veins of mucous membrane of nose Spider veins of[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] 0002604 Hematemesis Vomitting blood 0002248 Hematochezia Rectal bleeding 0002573 Hepatic arteriovenous malformation 0006574 Hypertension 0000822 Ischemic stroke 0002140 Lip telangiectasia[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] […] telangiectases Small dilated blood vessels in fingerpads 0006107 Gastrointestinal angiodysplasia 0000471 Gastrointestinal arteriovenous malformation 0002629 Gastrointestinal telangiectasia[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Cerebral Embolism

    The swelling subsided, but the slightly erythematous spots on the nail beds persisted.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] She was referred to a dermatologist, who noted a few telangiectasias of her nailbeds, but her skin examination at the time of evaluation was otherwise normal.[pediatrics.aappublications.org]

  • Morphea

    Enlarged red blood vessels on the hands, face and around the nail beds (telangiectasias) Calcium deposits in the skin or other areas (calcinosis) Initially, the skin of the[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Limited Cutaneous Systemic Sclerosis

    Enlarged red blood vessels on the hands, face and around nail beds (called “telangiectasias”) Calcium deposits in the skin or other areas High blood pressure from kidney problems[rheumatology.org]

  • Pulmonary Scleroderma

    : fusion of dermis of fingers and hands to underlying fascia Rheumatologic Manifestations Raynaud’s Phenomenon (see Raynaud’s Phenomenon, [[Raynauds Phenomenon]]): early nail[mdnxs.com] bed capillary dilatation (abnormal loops with capillary “dropout”) may be seen before frank Raynaud’s Calcinosis Tendon Friction Rub Over Wrist : highly specific for scleroderma[mdnxs.com] […] due to ischemia Bibasilar Pulmonary Fibrosis Clinical Manifestations Dermatologic Manifestations General Comments : dermatologic involvement is common Vasculitis : common Telangiectasia[mdnxs.com]

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