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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 44-47

PHACES syndrome in association with airway hemangioma: First report from Saudi Arabia and literature review


Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Sami N Alsuwaidan
Department of Dermatology, King Saud University, PO Box 2925, Riyadh 11461
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1737.91555

PMID: 22347351

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"PHACES" is a neurocutaneous syndrome that refers to the following associations: Posterior fossa malformations, Hemangiomas, Arterial malformations, Coarctation of the aorta/Cardiac defects, Eye abnormalities, and Sternal defects. Herein, we report the association of PHACES syndrome with airway hemangioma, a serious association that should not be overlooked. The findings of such an association presented here are the first to be reported from Saudi Arabia.


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