Facial Telangiectasias Telangiectasias are very common on the face of fair-skinned adults.
Telangiectasias of the legs are very common in older patients.
Costal Fringe This arcade of telangiectasias is common on the trunk.
Spider Angioma The area just below the eye on the upper cheek is a very characteristic site for spider telangiectasias in children. An arcade of vessels radiating out from a central arteriole is the characteristic appearance Compressing the central point blanches the arcade.
Liver Disease: When the telangiectasias are of new onset and bilateral [BJD 2015;172;1651], rule out liver disease, analogous to multiple spider angiomas in adults.
Generalized Essential Telangiectasias
Cutaneous Collagenous Vasculopathy
Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
Poikiloderma: The combination of mottled pigmentation, telangiectasias and atrophy is called poikiloderma. It may occur in a variety of diseases including collagen vascular diseases and CTCL.
Radiation Dermatitis Telangiectasias may form after radiation therapy--here for breast cancer. Patient also has a breakout of herpes.
Telangiectasia Macularis Eruptiva Perstans
Unilateral Nevoid Telangiectasia
Metastatic Carcinoma Telangiectatic patches on his left trunk from adenocarcinoma of the left lower lung. From JAAD April 2011 Volume 64, Issue 4, Pages 798–799