I also have telangiectasia covering my trunk and the palm of my hands.
There is no adequate treatment, and relatively little is known about their cause.
Laser therapy can be used as a temporary removal measure, however, the red dots will eventually re-apppear, on a patient specific basis.
The red dots are more unsightly, as opposed to being painful.
Some scleroderma patients will not present with any telangiectasia symptoms.
An edited version of this article was published here, in my Column with Scleroderma News,
|Prof Chris Denton presenting a plaque to Kevin's daughter, Michelle, and wife, Debby, for funds raised in Kevin's memory for medical research at the Unit. Thanks to Michelle for the photo.|
|James Carver, myself, Prof Chris Denton|
I am immensely grateful to James Carver MEP for organizing this event in memory of his late wife Carmen, who sadly passed from Scleroderma.
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|Prof Chris Denton and I, Sept 2017|