Your browser does not support javascript:   Search for gard hereSearch for news-and-events here.

Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita


Other Names for this Disease
  • CMTC
  • Hereditary cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.

Treatment

Newline Maker

How might cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita be treated?

Most patients with CMTC show gradual but definite improvement with age. The most noticeable change occurs during the first year of life. After this time, fading of the mottled skin pattern slows down, but continues as the skin matures and thickens. Treatment is symptomatic and supportive. CMTC of the legs can be associated with early development of superficial venous insufficiency which may require treatment. Infants with a diagnosis of CMTC and associated abnormalities should be referred to a specialist.[1]
Last updated: 5/25/2011

References
  1. Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita. National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD). 2009; http://www.rarediseases.org/rare-disease-information/rare-diseases/byID/1000/viewAbstract. Accessed 5/25/2011.


GARD Video Tutorial

  • Finding Treatment Information - A video developed by GARD Information Specialists that explains how you can find information about treatment for a rare disease.

    Finding Treatment Information
Other Names for this Disease
  • CMTC
  • Hereditary cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.