Small bowel (small intestine)
Benign tumors and tumor-like conditions
Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome
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Revised: 19 December 2012, last major update August 2012
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● Autosomal dominant or sporadic syndrome of skin or visceral hemangiomas
● Elevated expression of c-kit has been noted in small venous malformations
● 14 year old girl with multiple recurrent hemangiomas of skin and GI tract (Korean J Intern Med 2008;23:208)
● 19 year old man with severe syndrome (Rare Tumors 2010;2:e36)
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