Korean J Gastrointest Endosc > Volume 39(5); 2009 > Article
Korean Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2009;39(5): 276-279.
청색 고무 수포 모반 증후군 1예
양윤석ㆍ이창구ㆍ박상준ㆍ김정현ㆍ김상억ㆍ이광희ㆍ김기용ㆍ윤진우
동강병원 내과
A Case of Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Syndrome
Yun Suk Yang, M.D., Chang Goo Lee, M.D., Sang Jun Park, M.D., Jung Hyun Kim, M.D., Sang Eok Kim, M.D., Kwang Hee Lee, M.D., Ki Yong Kim, M.D. and Jin Woo Yun, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine, Dongkang Hospital, Ulsan, Korea
Abstract
Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome is a rare disorder that's characterized by multiple venous malformations of the skin and gastrointestinal tract, and these lesions usually cause episodes of occult gastrointestinal hemorrhage and iron deficiency anemia. We report here on a case of a 57-year-old woman who presented with intermittent melena and multiple cutaneous venous malformations. The endoscopic and radiologic examinations show multiple bluish polypoid venous malformations on the gastrointestinal tract, retroperitoneum, liver, mediastinum and lung. We were able to diagnose her as suffering from blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome and we treated her with iron supplementation for anemia. We report this case along with a brief review of the relevant literature. (Korean J Gastrointest Endosc 2009;39:276-279)
Key Words: Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome, Hemangioma
TOOLS
PDF Links  PDF Links
Full text via DOI  Full text via DOI
Download Citation  Download Citation
CrossRef TDM  CrossRef TDM
  E-Mail
Share:      
METRICS
1,273
View
4
Download
Related articles
A Case of Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Syndrome Treated by Endoscopic Band Ligation and Endoscopic Polypectomy  2009 November;39(5)
A Case of a Double Gallbladder with Common Bile Duct Stones  2007 November;35(5)
A Case of the Duodenal Bulb Abscess  2006 October;33(4)
A Case of Plummer-Vinson Syndrome  2004 February;28(2)
A Case of Isolated Rectal Tuberculosis  2003 August;27(2)
Editorial Office
Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
#817, 156 Yanghwa-ro(LG Palace, Donggyo-dong), Mapo-gu, Seoul, 04050, Korea
TEL: +82-2-335-1552   FAX: +82-2-335-2690    E-mail: ce@kams.or.kr
Copyright © Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. All rights reserved.                 Developed in M2PI
Close layer