Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita is characterized by reticular erythema that is either generalized over the entire body or localized to a specific area or. Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita (CMTC) is a rare condition that causes a marbled pattern on the skin. Learn the symptoms, other. Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita. Authoritative facts about the skin from DermNet New Zealand Trust.

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For accurate diagnosis of marmkrata marmorata telangiectatica congenita, several disorders must be ruled out Box 1. Fewer than cases of CMTC have been published worldwide. Patients with cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita should be evaluated for associated anomalies, such as growth and developmental delays, discrepancies in the length and girth of limbs, and ocular abnormalities if facial lesions are present.

Two other patients were each dizygotic twins, but in both cases the other twin had no signs of CMTC or any other vascular skin lesion.

It is thought that CMTC represents a form of genetic mosaicism. Am Cuttis Med Genet. The pathogenesis of CMTC is unknown. Indian Dermatol Online J.

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Moore CA, et al. In the majority of cases, both the vivid red marking and the difference in circumference of the extremities regress spontaneously during the first year of life. Check this box if you wish to receive a copy of your message. Self-skin examination New smartphone apps to check your skin Learn more Sponsored content. Other search option s Alphabetical list.

The follow-up records of the patients indicated a marked improvement of the mottled vascular pattern, with the greatest improvement in the first 2 years of life. However, the validity of these criteria has not been established, and the authors have suggested further investigation for this purpose. Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita.

UpToDate viewed on The Johns Hopkins University. Cutis marmorata telangiectasia congenita. Blackwell Scientific Publications; For: Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita: In 2 cases, the skin lesions initially appeared less reticulated and evolved into the typical CMTC lesions in the first few weeks of life. These findings may indicate that both children were suffering from a specific syndrome with CMTC lesions as one of the symptoms. Some overlapping features and clinical similarities to the Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber and Telangieectatica syndromes have been observed.

Her parents had also noticed a discrepancy in the size of her lower limbs, with relative atrophy of the right thigh. Symptoms of the following disorders can be similar to those of CMTC.


Hypoplasia was observed in 8 cases, hyperplasia in 5 cases, and both in 2 cases.

Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita: a mimicker of a common disorder

Pediatr Dermatol ; Standard Therapies Treatment The skin abnormalities associated with CMTC often go away without treatment spontaneous remission within the first years of life.

Telangiectagica should not be confused with cutis marmorataa normal physiologic skin mottling in cool environments. Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita is characterized by reticular erythema that is either generalized over the entire body or localized to a specific area or limb. She also had extensive congenital abnormalities, including hypertelorism, brittle hair, low-set ears, a flat face, and small teeth.

In general, there is no treatment available for CMTC, although associated abnormalities can be treated. The extent marrmorata distribution of the lesions of cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita in 35 patients. CMTC may appear indented due to marmorzta atrophy loss of dermis.

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