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What is Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia

Genetic disorder that leads to abnormal blood vessel formation in the skin, mucous membranes, and organs such as the lungs, liver and brain

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What are the symptoms of Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia?

Telangiectasis of skin & mucosal linings of nose leading to nosebleeds & GI bleeds
Arteriovenous malformations