blue rubber bleb nevi

blue rub·ber bleb nevi

a syndrome characterized by erectile, easily compressible, thin-walled hemangiomatous nodules, present at birth, widely distributed in the skin and the alimentary canal and sometimes in other tissues; lesions in the gut may perforate or cause hemorrhage, and the patient may be anemic from continual bleeding.
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Blue rubber bleb nevi of the skin and gastrointestinal tract.