Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome: successful treatment with sirolimus.

@article{Yuksekkaya2012BlueRB,
  title={Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome: successful treatment with sirolimus.},
  author={Hasan Ali Yuksekkaya and Orhan Ozbek and Melike Keser and Hatice Toy},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={129 4},
  pages={e1080-4}
}
Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome (BRBNS) is a rare disorder with characteristic vascular malformations of the skin, gastrointestinal system, and, less often, other organ systems. The characteristic cutaneous lesions consist of deep-blue, soft, rubbery blebs, which are easily compressible. The most serious complication is abundant gastrointestinal bleeding. We describe the case of an 8-year-old girl with diagnosed BRBNS who had multiple venous malformations all over her body, importantly… CONTINUE READING
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