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Telangiectasias - upper arm

Telangiectasias - upper arm

Overview

Telangiectasias of the skin occur in multiple conditions. Thin skin secondary to long-term steroid use or aging, collagen vascular disease, and hormonal variation (particularly estrogen) are all implicated in the formation of telangiectasias.

Update Date 5/13/2011