PHACE association

Common Name(s)

PHACE association, PHACE syndrome

PHACE syndrome is the association of a large hemangioma usually on the face or neck, in combination with one or more other birth defect.   People with PHACE syndrome may have Posterior fossa brain malformations, Hemangioma, Arterial lesions (blood vessel abnormalities in the head or neck), Cardiac (heart) abnormalities/aortic coarctation, and Eye abnormalities. Symptom and symptom severity may vary from person to person. The cause of the condition is currently unknown. It affects girls much more often than boys.

 

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Early stroke and cerebral vasculopathy in children with facial hemangiomas and PHACE association.
 

Author(s): Beth A Drolet, Magdalene Dohil, Meredith R Golomb, Robert Wells, Luann Murowski, Joan Tamburro, Jack Sty, Sheila Fallon Friedlander

Journal: Pediatrics. 2006 Mar;117(3):959-64.

 

PHACE association is a rare neurocutaneous syndrome that may include posterior fossa malformations, hemangiomas, arterial anomalies, coarctation of the aorta and cardiac defects, eye abnormalities, and sternal defects. The arterial abnormalities may be developmental or acquired and ...

Last Updated: 2 Mar 2006

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Genetic Analysis of PHACE Syndrome (Hemangioma With Other Congenital Anomalies)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: PHACE Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2013

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Longitudinal Study of Neurologic, Cognitive, and Radiologic Outcomes of PHACE Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: PHACE Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 17 Sep 2013

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