What is Sturge Weber disease?
Congenital vascular disorder that affects capillary sized vessels. Patients will present with a port wine stain (nevus flammeus) on the face, ipsilateral leptomeningeal angiomatosis (intracerebral AVM), seizures, and early onset glaucoma
What is a pyogenic granuloma?
A polypoid capillary hemangioma that can ulcerate and bleed, it tends to be assoicated with trauma and/or pregnancy
What is a cystic hygroma?
A cavernous lymphangioma of the neck seen in Turner's patients
From what does a glomus tumor arise?
the modified smooth muscle cells of the glomus body
What is an angiosarcoma?
A highly lethal malignancy of the liver. It is associated with vinyl chloride, arsenic or thortrast exposure
What is a lymphangiosarcoma?
Lymphatic malignancy associated with persistent lymphedema, may be seen following a radical mastectomy
What side effects are associated with hydralazine therapy?
compensatory tachycardia (why we only use in CHF and not CAD), fluid retention, nausea, headache, angina, lupus like syndrom
Which two beta blockers are contraindicated in anginal thx?
Pindolol and acebutalol because they both have slightly beta agonist effects