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
Diagnosis Angiography


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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Suksamanapun N, Trakarnsanga A, Akaraviputh T (2011) Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome.
Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome (BRBNS) is a rare systemic disorder with characteristic vascular malformations of the skin gastrointestinal tract and less often other internal organ.
Abstract Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome (BRBNS) is a rare condition with lesions in skin and/or other visceral organs, predominantly gastrointestinal tract.