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PHACES syndrome
  1. Shahrul Mahadi1,
  2. Tim Malpas1,
  3. Alysson O'Donnell2,
  4. Kevin Roman3,
  5. Christopher Jephson4
  1. 1Paediatrics, Jersey General Hospital, Jersey, UK
  2. 2Neonatal Unit, Princess Anne Hospital, Southampton, UK
  3. 3Paediatric Cardiology, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, Southampton, UK
  4. 4Department of ENT Surgery, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Tim Malpas, Paediatrics, Jersey General Hospital, St Helier, Jersey JE1 3QS, UK; t.malpas{at}

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An infant of 31 weeks' gestation was noted at birth to have a scar-like lesion extending from the umbilicus to the xiphisternum (figure 1).

Figure 1

Supraumbilical raphe.

An infantile haemangioma became apparent over her left face, extending into the mandibular area and lip, …

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