Osler-Weber-Rendu disease

Os·ler-We·ber-Ren·du disease (ōsґlər vaґbər ron-duґ) [Sir W. Osler; Frederick Parkes Weber, British physician, 1863–1962; Henri Jules Louis Marie Rendu, French physician, 1844–1902] hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.

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  • Rendu-Osler-Weber disease — Ren·du Os·ler Web·er disease .rän .d(y)ü äs lər web ər n HEREDITARY HEMORRHAGIC TELANGIECTASIA Ren·du rän due Henry Jules Louis Marie (1844 1902) French physician. Rendu was the leading French clinician of his day. His major writings include… …   Medical dictionary

  • Disease, Rendu-Osler-Weber — Known as hereditary hemorrhagic telangectasia (HHT), this is a genetic vascular disease with dilatation (widening) of capillaries and small arteries (arterioles) producing characteristic small red spots (called telangectases) in the skin and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Syndrome, Rendu-Osler-Weber — Known as hereditary hemorrhagic telangectasia (HHT), this is a genetic vascular disease with dilatation (widening) of capillaries and small arteries (arterioles) producing characteristic small red spots (called telangectases) in the skin and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Disease, Osler-Rendu-Weber — Known as hereditary hemorrhagic telangectasia (HHT), this is a genetic vascular disease with dilatation (widening) of capillaries and small arteries (arterioles) producing characteristic small red spots (called telangectases) in the skin and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Osler-Rendu-Weber syndrome — Known as hereditary hemorrhagic telangectasia (HHT), this is a genetic vascular disease with dilatation (widening) of capillaries and small arteries (arterioles) producing characteristic small red spots (called telangectases) in the skin and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Osler's maneuver — Os·ler s maneuver or Os·ler maneuver äs lər(z) , ōs n a sphygmomanometric procedure of disputed usefulness in detecting false cases of hypertension in the elderly that involves inflating the cuff above the systolic blood pressure and that is held …   Medical dictionary

  • Osler, Sir William, Baronet — ▪ Canadian physician born July 12, 1849, Bond Head, Canada West [now Ontario], Can. died Dec. 29, 1919, Oxford, Eng.  Canadian physician and professor of medicine who practiced and taught in Canada, the United States, and Great Britain and whose… …   Universalium

  • Osler-Rendu-Weber disease — ▪ medical disorder also called  hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia        hereditary disorder characterized by bleeding from local capillary malformations. In Osler Rendu Weber disease, capillaries in the fingertips and around the oral and… …   Universalium

  • Osler-Rendu-Weber disease — hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia a hereditary (autosomal dominant) disorder characterized by thinning of the blood vessel walls, resulting in abnormally wide and fragile blood vessels. Patients may develop telangiectasia, nosebleeds, and… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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