Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome is also known as Bean syndrome. It is a rare syndrome of venous malformations that arise in the skin and gastrointestinal tract.
- Since the disease is a genetic disorder, there are no risk factors associated with this disease. However, consanguineous marriage is a leading cause of disease transmission.
- Some patients may have mutations in genetic levels, which can affect the person.
- Since a person is already suffering from gastrointestinal malformations, other lifestyle conditions can also be necessary risk factors
- this disease can affect both genders equally.
- This disease is much more severe in younger patients and often get severe during adolescence.
Common treatments include
- Blood transfusions and iron supplementation to treat anemia caused by gastrointestinal bleeding
- Sclerotherapy, where doctors inject a medicine called a sclerosant into an abnormal vessel, causing the vessel to clot and shrink
- Surgery to remove painful skin blebs or gastrointestinal blebs causing significant bleeding
Soft, elevated lesions on the skin or just under the skin that are dark blue, red, purple-red or in color,Skeletal abnormalities and venous malformations in muscle,Multiple venous malformations in various organ systems, including the liver, spleen, heart, eye, and central nervous system
A rare syndrome of venous malformations that arise in the skin and gastrointestinal tract,Skeletal abnormalities
Iron therapy,Blood transfusions,Laser therapy