The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation

Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon, PhD President and Founder

What is it?

PHACE syndrome is associated with large hemangiomas > 5cm located on the face in combination with one or more abnormalities. Both syndromes are considered “neurocutaneous” indicating the potential for tumor growth caused by abnormal development of cells during prior to birth.

https://pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu/page/infantile-hemangiomas
  • Neurocutaneous growth
  • Associated with infantile hemangiomas