Therapy for essential cutaneous telangiectasia

Postgrad Med. 1977 Jan;61(1):91-5. doi: 10.1080/00325481.1977.11714509.


A method of treatment of essential cutaneous telangiectasia is described which has been used successfully in more than 150 cases. Small amounts of a weak solution of sodium chloride are injected slowly into the dilated vessels. The injections are repeated, and stronger solution used, if necessary. Before any physician attempts to treat telangiectasia by this method, he or she should observe its performanace by an experienced operator.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Injections, Intra-Arterial
  • Injections, Intravenous
  • Remission, Spontaneous
  • Sclerosing Solutions / therapeutic use
  • Skin Diseases / therapy*
  • Sodium Chloride / administration & dosage
  • Sodium Chloride / therapeutic use*
  • Telangiectasis / therapy*


  • Sclerosing Solutions
  • Sodium Chloride