Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome from the point of view of the pediatric surgeon


Ekinci S., Karnak I., Balci S., Tanyel F. C. , Bueyuekpamukcu N.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, cilt.16, ss.209-213, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 16 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1055/s-2006-924203
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.209-213

Özet

Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome (BRRS) is an overgrowth syndrome and polyposis condition, which carries an increased risk for development of benign and malignant tumors of various tissues and organs. A 9-year-old boy with BRRS who had multiple subcutaneous mesenchymal tumors and follicular adenoma of the thyroid and a 14-year-old boy with multiple subcutaneous mesenchymal tumors and gastrointestinal polyposis are presented, with special emphasis on the surgical management of these patients.