LUMBAR Syndrome

What do you call a segmental lumbosacral ...
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LUMBAR Syndrome



What do you call a segmental lumbosacral hemangioma + spinal problems?? LUMBAR syndrome, a fairly new vascular anomaly syndrome. Important to be on the lookout to find other associated abnormalities & ensure correct management. 



Lower body hemangioma & other cutaneous defects 

Urogenital anomalies & Ulceration 

Myelopathy 

Bony deformities 

Anorectal malformation & Arterial anomalies 

Renal anomalies 



• Consider when you see segmental lumbosacral hemangioma + 1 other finding although exact criteria not specified to date 

• Thought to be lower body equivalent to PHACE syndrome 

• Arteriopathy is possible pathogenesis 

• MRI spine + MRI/MRA abd/pelvis typically recommended



Dr. Mark Mamlouk @ https://twitter.com/MarkMamloukMD



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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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