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Truncus arteriosus as presentation of PHACE syndrome
  1. Ekarat Nitiyarom1,
  2. Wanee Wisuthsarewong2 and
  3. Rattanavalai Nitiyarom2
  1. 1Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
  2. 2Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
  1. Correspondence to Dr Rattanavalai Nitiyarom; rattanavalai{at}


PHACE syndrome is a rare neurocutaneous syndrome that describes the association of large segmental infantile haemangioma involving the head and neck, along with other systemic anomalies. Complex congenital heart disease has rarely been reported in this syndrome. We present a report of a patient with PHACE syndrome and truncus arteriosus.

  • dermatology
  • skin
  • haemangioma
  • congenital disorders
  • cardiothoracic surgery

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  • Contributors EN: manuscript preparation. WW: manuscript editing and review. RN: manuscript editing, review and guarantor.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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