Definition

Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita or CMTC is quite rare and uncommonly reported. This is categorized as congenital and sporadic cutaneous disorder that comes with the persistent telangiectasia, cutis marmorata and phlebectasia. This comes with ulcerations of the skin as well as cutaneous atrophy. Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenital is also usually associated with several other congenital anomalies.

Diagnosis

Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenital primarily affects the patient's skin that would usually occur on the lower extremities as well as the face and trunk. Lesions appear pink with tinge of blue coupled with patches and reticular changes. Other signs include capillary malformations and glaucoma.

Treatment

To date, there are no existing treatments available to cure Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenital, although the symptoms can be treated separately or provide relief.

Symptoms

The cause of Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenital as well as the risk factors aree still largely unknown. Experts believe that there may be several factors that cause this medical condition that may include external and viral factors.

Causes

Physical examinatiosn are conducted to diagnose this medical condition. Imaging studies may also be performed to check and expertly evaluate other congenital anomalies. A neurosurgeon and orthopedist are usually the preofessional practitioner who handle this type of medical case.