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What is Blue rubber bleb nevus?

What is Blue rubber bleb nevus?

  • Blue rubber bleb nevus: A very rare congenital vascular disorder characterized by multiple hemangiomas on the skin and internal organs.

Blue rubber bleb nevus is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Blue rubber bleb nevus, or a subtype of Blue rubber bleb nevus, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Blue rubber bleb nevus as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Blue rubber bleb nevus: Introduction

Types of Blue rubber bleb nevus:

Broader types of Blue rubber bleb nevus:

How serious is Blue rubber bleb nevus?

Complications of Blue rubber bleb nevus: see complications of Blue rubber bleb nevus

What causes Blue rubber bleb nevus?

Causes of Blue rubber bleb nevus: see causes of Blue rubber bleb nevus

What are the symptoms of Blue rubber bleb nevus?

Symptoms of Blue rubber bleb nevus: see symptoms of Blue rubber bleb nevus

Complications of Blue rubber bleb nevus: see complications of Blue rubber bleb nevus

Can anyone else get Blue rubber bleb nevus?

More information: see contagiousness of Blue rubber bleb nevus
Inheritance: see inheritance of Blue rubber bleb nevus

Blue rubber bleb nevus: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Blue rubber bleb nevus.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Blue rubber bleb nevus: Vascular Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Blue rubber bleb nevus.
Treatments for Blue rubber bleb nevus: see treatments for Blue rubber bleb nevus
Research for Blue rubber bleb nevus: see research for Blue rubber bleb nevus

Name and Aliases of Blue rubber bleb nevus

Main name of condition: Blue rubber bleb nevus

Other names or spellings for Blue rubber bleb nevus:

Bean syndrome, Blue-rubber-bleb nevus disease, Blue-rubber-bleb nevus syndrome

Bean syndrome, Blue-rubber-bleb nevus disease, Blue-rubber-bleb nevus syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Blue rubber bleb nevus: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Blue rubber bleb nevus:

  • Abnormal blood vessels
  • Hemangiomas
  • Frond-like appearance
 

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