Sirolimus alternative to blood transfusion as a life saver in blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome: A case report.
- Ke-Ling Wang,
- Shu-Fang Ma,
- Ling-Yu Pang,
- Meng-Na Zhang,
- Lin-Yan Hu,
- Meng-Jia Liu,
- Li-Ping Zou
Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Feb;97(8):e9453
Department of Pediatrics, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China.
Rationale: Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome (BRBNS) is a rare disease characterized by multiple venous malformations. The gastrointestinal bleeding and secondary iron deficiency anemia are the most common complications. There are currently no effective treatments for BRBNS. Read More