Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT), also known as Osler-Weber-Rendu Disease, is a genetic disease that is characterized by the aberrant overgrowth and proliferation (dysplasia) of vascular tissue known as telangiectasias and arteriovenous malformations (AVMs).

HHT is a variable disease with clinical manifestations being directly tied to lesion location and burden. For most cases the presenting symptom is repeated and persistent nose bleeds.

Los Angeles plastic surgeon, Jason Hamilton, MD, discusses Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia and the most common presenting symptom of nosebleeds.

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