Asian Journal of Transfusion Science

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2013  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 75--78

Dyspnea with anemia turned out to be a case of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia


Amitabha Sengupta1, Kaushik Saha2, Debraj Jash1, Sourindra N Banerjee1 
1 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, NRS Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Burdwan Medical College and Hospital, Burdwan, West Bengal, India

Correspondence Address:
Kaushik Saha
Rabindra Pally, 1st Lane, P.O.-Nimta, Kolkata-700 049, West Bengal
India

Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) is a rare autosomal dominant inherited disorder of the vascular system. It can be asymptomatic but when symptomatic most common presentation being epistaxis. It can involve any organs of the body like lungs, skin, liver brain, GI mucosa etc. We are reporting a case of HHT presented to us with dyspnea and severe anemia. He had arteriovenous malformations of different visceral organs and telangiectasia of skin along with presence of similar history in first-degree relatives.


How to cite this article:
Sengupta A, Saha K, Jash D, Banerjee SN. Dyspnea with anemia turned out to be a case of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.Asian J Transfus Sci 2013;7:75-78


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Sengupta A, Saha K, Jash D, Banerjee SN. Dyspnea with anemia turned out to be a case of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. Asian J Transfus Sci [serial online] 2013 [cited 2021 Dec 7 ];7:75-78
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