Also known as: PHACES syndrome
What is PHACE Syndrome?
PHACES syndrome is a term used to describe a special type of hemangioma that usually covers a segmental area of the body and is associated with other anomalies that include malformations in the posterior area of the brain, cerebral or neck blood vessels anomalies, cardiac anomalies, eye abnormalities and sternum or abdominal clefting.
When a patient is found to have a hemangioma that covers a special area of the body this type of syndrome is suspected and studies that include:
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