Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Syndrome


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An autosomal dominant condition [MIM 112200] characterised by compressible cavernous haemangiomas of skin, mucosal membranes, GI tract, and liver that are blue-purple and rubbery and measure up to several cm with a bleeding tendency; they may be painful and disfiguring, producing hypochromic anaemia
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Bean,

William Bennett, U.S. physician born in Philippines, 1909-1989.
Bean syndrome - multiple cutaneous venous malformations that present as soft, compressible, blue nodules, which may be painful. Synonym(s): blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome
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Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome: a report of one case associated with recurrent epistaxis.