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Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus syndrome

Abstract

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NORD is very grateful to Steven J. Fishman, MD, Stuart and Jane Weitzman Family Chair in Surgery, Co-Director, Vascular Anomalies Center, Department of Surgery, Children's Hospital Boston, for assistance in the preparation of this report.

Synonyms of Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus syndrome

  • Bean syndrome

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome (BRBNS) is a rare blood vessel (vascular) disorder that affects the skin and internal organs of the body. Multiple distinctive skin lesions are usually characteristic of this disorder and are often present at birth or present during early childhood. Lesions in the gastrointestinal tract frequently become apparent during childhood or early adulthood. The lesions are multifocal venous malformations, resulting from abnormal embryonic blood vessel development.

Organizations related to Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus syndrome

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