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PHACES syndrome with small, late-onset hemangiomas.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17219128     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Although hemangiomas are the hallmark of the PHACES syndrome, they may be nonexistent at birth and may not develop until later in early infancy. We report an infant who presented initially with cardiac defect, sternal nonunion, supraumbilical raphé, and congenital hypothyroidism without any hemangioma, and who subsequently developed facial hemangiomas at 2 months of age. We noted that there is a possibility that hemangiomas may subsequently develop later in early infancy and congenital hypothyroidism may be associated with the PHACES syndrome.
Birgin Torer; Hande Gulcan; Hasan Kilicdag; Murat Derbent
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2007-01-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of pediatrics     Volume:  166     ISSN:  0340-6199     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  2007 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-26     Completed Date:  2008-03-31     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7603873     Medline TA:  Eur J Pediatr     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1293-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple* / diagnosis
Age of Onset
Congenital Hypothyroidism* / diagnosis
Diagnosis, Differential
Facial Neoplasms / etiology*
Heart Defects, Congenital* / diagnosis
Hemangioma / etiology*
Sternum / abnormalities

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