Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome: surgical eradication of gastrointestinal bleeding.


OBJECTIVE We report the largest clinical experience to date of surgically treated patients with blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome (BRBNS). SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA BRBNS is a rare congenital disorder presenting with multifocal venous malformations of the skin, soft tissues, and gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Patients with BRBNS develop anemia from chronic GI… (More)