Dialated superficial arterioles, most commonly associated with advanced liver disease. Your diagnosis?

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Dr Kapil Sahu, this is not a petichial hemorrhage. Petichial is a form of bruising, it does not blanch when pressure is applied. It may or may not go away. they are flat. In essence they are broken pin point blood vessels. Can be caused from illness, trauma or otther stresses to your skin like vomiting forcefully (around the eyes). An angioma is a cluster of blood vessels near the surface of the skin, it grows larger, blanches when pressure is applied, and can be thicker as it grows. The reason it blanches is that the pressure cuts of the flow of blood to the vessels.

thank you for the explanation sir
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pitchial hemorrhage? in liver disorder etching also may occur & bleeding tendency is also high there may bleeding from any part of body bocoz there is found in decrease in prothombin time may lead to bleed

they appear like spider naevi
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Spider veins

spider naevi caused by portal hypertension with cirrhosis of liver.

This is spider angioma or spider nevus.

spider nevi,

Spider naevi

Friends, you all are correct.

spider naevi

spider naevi

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