Cutaneous lipoma in children: 5 cases with Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome.

  title={Cutaneous lipoma in children: 5 cases with Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome.},
  author={Philippe Buisson and M C Leclair and S{\'e}bastien Jacquemont and Guillaume Podevin and Caroline Camby and Albert David and Yves H{\'e}loury},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={41 9},
Cutaneous lipoma is rare in children, but it can be part of a syndrome such as the Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome (BRRS). The BRRS is a dominant autosomal disorder characterized by cutaneous lipomas, macrocephaly, intestinal polyps, and developmental delay associated with PTEN gene mutations. This syndrome is thought to represent a pediatric form of the Cowden syndrome, characterized among other features by an increased risk of cancer. We report 5 cases of BRRS, all diagnosed in children… CONTINUE READING


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