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The blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome: a case with prominent head and neck findings.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15991098     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The blue rubber nevus syndrome describes a clinical entity that presents with cutaneous and visceral hemangiomas, particularly those found in the gastrointestinal tract. These lesions may appear at birth or in early childhood and can increase in size and frequency with age. Oral cavity hemangiomas occur in 59% to 64% of cases. Successful diagnosis requires a high index of suspicion, and treatment is symptomatic. This report discusses a unique presentation and a review of the literature.
Authors:
Brian M Starr; William K Katzenmeyer; Faustino Guinto; Anna M Pou
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of otolaryngology     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0196-0709     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Otolaryngol     Publication Date:    2005 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-07-01     Completed Date:  2005-12-12     Revised Date:  2007-07-24    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8000029     Medline TA:  Am J Otolaryngol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  282-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Radiology, Galveston, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology
Head and Neck Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology
Hemangioma, Cavernous / diagnosis*,  pathology
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Middle Aged
Skin Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology
Syndrome
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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