Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita

What causes cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita?

The exact cause of cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita (CMTC) is not known. It is thought that a combination of factors may contribute to the development of this condition. These factors may include diet, viral infections, and genetic factors. In a few rare cases, CMTC may occasionally run in families.[

Last updated on 05-01-20

How is cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita diagnosed?

Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita (CMTC) is diagnosed based on a clinical examination of the signs and symptoms. Additional studies may be done to look for signs of other syndromes that include CMTC.

Last updated on 05-01-20

How is cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita inherited?

Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita (CMTC) is not thought to be inherited in families. There are a few rare families that have more than one member with CMTC.

Last updated on 05-01-20

What is the long-term outlook for people with cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita?

The skin findings associated with cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita (CMTC) typically disappear over time and most people born with this condition have a good long-term outlook. Sometime CMTC occurs along with other birth defects or as part of another condition, and in those cases, the long-term outlook depends on the additional underlying symptoms.

Last updated on 05-01-20

How many people have cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita?

Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita (CMTC) is a very rare condition. There are fewer than 300 cases of cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita reported in the medical literature.

Last updated on 05-01-20

How might cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita be treated?

There is no specific treatment for isolated cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita (CMTC). The skin symptoms typically fade and become less noticeable by 2 years of age, and often completely disappear by adolescence. If treatment is necessary, it is symptom specific and supportive.

Last updated on 05-01-20

Healthcare Resources

CMTC-OVM (Netherlands)

CMTC- OVM, a global organization based in the Netherlands that supports people with cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita and other vascular malformations, has a medical advice team that provides personal medical advice both remotely and in person.

Last updated on 04-27-20

Name: Birth Defect Research for Children, Inc. 976 Lake Baldwin Lane, Suite 104
Orlando, FL, 32814, United States
Phone: +1-407-895-0802 Email: staff@birthdefects.org Url: https://www.birthdefects.org/
Name: CMTC Alliance 3715 Wesley Chapel Rd.
Zanesville, OH, 43701,
Email: president@cmtcalliance.org Url: https://www.cmtcalliance.org/
Name: Vascular Birthmarks Foundation VBF PO Box 106 Latham
NY, 12110,
Phone: (877) VBF-4646 Email: vbfpresident@gmail.com Url: http://birthmark.org/
Name: Canadian CMTC Foundation 8972 Oak Ridges Dr
Gores Landing, ON, K0K 2E0, Canada
Phone: 905-376-4087 Fax : 905-372-8564 Email: jjcormier@canadiancmtcfoundation.com Url: https://www.canadiancmtcfoundation.com
Name: CMTC-OVM (Netherlands) Temporary address Kapelweg 154-B
3818 BV Amersfoort
Netherlands
Url: https://www.cmtc.nl Website in English: https://www.cmtc.nl/en/
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