Unilateral nevoid telangiectasia and hyperthyroidism: A new association or coincidence?

Kavak A. , Kutluay L.

JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, vol.31, no.5, pp.411-414, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1346-8138.2004.tb00694.x
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.411-414


Telangiectasia and spider angioma were distributed in a unilateral, dermatomal pattern in a female patient. Physical examination and laboratory studies revealed hyperthyroidism. The possible effects of thyroid hormones on formation of vascular nevi were considered to be noteworthy.