Stewart-Bluefarb syndrome: A case report with angiographic findings

Turk B. G. , Turk U. O. , ALİOĞLU E., Akalin T. , DERELİ T.

JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, vol.36, no.7, pp.415-418, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1346-8138.2009.00661.x
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.415-418


Acroangiodermatitis is a group of benign, angioproliferative cutaneous disease caused by chronic venous insufficiency, acquired or congenital arteriovenous shunts and limb paralysis. Stewart-Bluefarb syndrome is the type of acroangiodermatitis which is associated with a congenital arteriovenous malformation. This is a rare syndrome characterized by cutaneous kaposiform lesions that usually onset at the second decade. In this report, a case of acroangiodermatitis associated with a congenital arteriovenous malformation, which has been diagnosed after 40 years, is described.