Cutis Marmorata Telangiectatica Congenita

NEUROCUTANEOUS DISORDERS IN PEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGY

Cutis Marmorata Telangiectatica Congenita

Jun
2004
Vol. 23. No. 2
Maria C. Garzon, MD | Eric Schweiger, MD

Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita is an uncommon vascular malformation composed of capillary and venous sized vessels. It presents with a distinct reticulated pattern that is reminiscent of physiologic cutis marmorata however skin lesions do not resolve with warming of the skin surface. It may have a localized or generalized pattern on the skin. Associated anomalies occur in individuals with cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita the most commonly reported are limb asymmetry and the coexistence of other vascular birthmarks. Adams Oliver Syndrome and cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenital-macrocephaly syndrome are rare disorders that are associated with cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita.

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