Claire Shovlin, Author at Infectious Disease Advisor

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Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia

Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia What every physician needs to know: Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) is a vascular dysplasia which affects approximately 1 in 5,000 individuals and is inherited as an autosomal dominant trait. Affected individuals may experience substantial morbidity, and there are premature deaths, but for most HHT-affected individuals, life expectancy will be normal. Causative mutations…

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