Telangiectasia is persistent, usually uneven expansion of the lumen of the small surface of the blood and lymph vessels in the skin or mucous membranes. Telangiectasia usually occurs on the face, legs and looks bluish-red spot with visible interwoven thread-like stripes, disappearing when pressed. More often telangiectasia congenital; less likely to appear in old age people, long staying in the open air, as well as in various diseases (hepatitis, cirrhosis, heart disease, atherosclerosis and other). Telangiectasia often seen as one of the symptoms of various skin diseases.
Treatment: surgical diathermy or cryotherapy; contraindicated ultraviolet irradiation, steam baths, paraffin mask.