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Unilateral nevoid telangiectasia: a rare and underdiagnosed skin disease Volume 30, numéro 5, September-October 2020

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1 Department of Dermatology, Di.S.Sal., University of Genoa, San Martino Polyclinic Hospital IRCCS, Largo Rosanna Benzi 10, 16132 Genoa, Italy
2 Section of Pathology, University of Genoa, San Martino Polyclinic Hospital IRCCS, Largo Rosanna Benzi 10, 16132 Genoa, Italy

Unilateral nevoid telangiectasia (UNT) is a rare benign capillary malformation, possibly representing naevus, that consists of patches of partially-to-completely blanchable superficial telangiectasia, in a segmental unilateral linear distribution[1-4]. UNT can be either congenital or acquired [5, 6]. The rare congenital form presents during or after the neonatal period. The acquired form of UNT is more common [3] and mostly develops in states of oestrogen increase such as adolescence and pregnancy, [...]