PHACE syndrome

PHACE syndrome

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A rare disorder in which a child is born with facial hemangiomas and malformations of the brain, eyes, heart, and great vessels. The acronym PHACE denotes that abnormalities include posterior brain fossa maldevelopment, hemangiomas of the face, arterial malformations, cardiac disease, and structural problems of the eye.
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Hemangeol may worsen circulatory function in patients with congestive heart failure or increase the risk of stroke in PHACE syndrome patients with severe cerebrovascular anomalies.
Large facial IH can be a component of PHACE syndrome.
Metry D, Heyer G, Hess C, et al: Consensus statement on diagnostic criteria for PHACE syndrome.
Haggstrom AN, Garzon MC, Baselga E, et al: Risk for PHACE syndrome in infants with large facial hemangiomas.
Hess CP, Fullerton HJ, Metry DW, et al: Cervical and intracranial arterial anomalies in 70 patients with PHACE syndrome.