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BACKGROUND: Cutaneous spider naevi are commonly considered to be a clinical sign of chronic liver disease. Little is known about their occurrence in children. AIM: To evaluate the occurrence of spider naevi in children with and without liver disease. METHODS: The presence of spider naevi was investigated in 460 children, 34 of whom had chronic liver disease. RESULTS: Of children without more...
Diseases of the circulatory system - Diseases of arteries, arterioles and capillaries - spider naevi
spider naevi; liver disease
Republic of Ireland
Arch Dis Child, Vol: 91 Page: 604-5 July 2006
S. M. Finn; M. Rowland; F. Lawlor; W. Kinsella; L. Chan; O. Byrne; O. O'Mahony; B. Bourke