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Mucocutaneous spider angiomas in an adolescent with chronic liver disease
  1. Sanjay Singh,
  2. Alok Kumar Sahoo,
  3. M Ramam,
  4. Neetu Bhari
  1. Department of Dermatology and Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Neetu Bhari, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India; drntbhari{at}gmail.com

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A 16-year-old male teenager presented with multiple, erythematous, progressively increasing red spots on the face, trunk and oral cavity for 3 years. On examination, there were multiple telangiectasias over the lip and buccal mucosae, soft and hard palates, face and the trunk (figure 1A–C). The patient also had multiple dilated superficial veins over the abdomen with umbilical eversion (figure 1D). On dermoscopic evaluation, these telangiectasias showed a large …

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