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

Ann Thorac Med. 2012 Jan;7(1):44-7. doi: 10.4103/1817-1737.91555.


"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.

Keywords: Airway; PHACES; hemangioma; subglottic.

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