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Klippel Trenaunay.: Capillary, venous, lymphatic malformations, and soft tissue and bone hypertrophy involving a limb are prominent features of klippel-trenaunay syndrome. The lower limbs, sometimes with extension to the trunk, are more frequently involved than the upper limbs. The capillary malformations are present at birth as extensive, geographic patches located on an extremity. Limb hypertrophy may develop. ...Read more
Can you tell me what is hemangiolygiomalosas and klippel trenty and webbers sysmdrom I friend brother have it?
Klippel-Trenaunay: Here's the spelling -- feel free to read about it. The result of a somatic mutation after conception, the extent to which this causes problems getting around varies from person to person. Golfer casey martin has it and won the right to use a cart from the supreme court. It's not catching; it's often treatable but not curable. Video http://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=5dzp-fi31ou. ...Read more
Rare disease: Klippel-Feil syndrome is characterized by the congenital fusion of several of the cervical vertebrae. It is a congenital defect in formation of the cervical vertebral segments. People with it have a short neck, low hairline and limited movement of the spine. Surgery may be necessary for spinal stenosis or severe scoliolsus. It is not inherited. ...Read more
Let me explain: Klippel–trénaunay syndrome and sometimes angioosteohypertrophy syndrome and hemangiectatic hypertrophy, is a rare congenital medical condition in which blood vessels and/or lymph vessels fail to form properly. The three main features are nevus flammeus (port-wine stain), venous and lymphatic malformations, and soft-tissue hypertrophy of the affected limb. ...Read more
Klippel-Feil: It happens about 1 in 40, 000 to 42, 000 newborns. It is slightly more common in females. ...Read more
KF syndrome: Syndrome which has complex genetic inheritance characterized by abnormal fusion of some of the bones in the neck leading to a short neck and limited neck motion. There is sometimes a curvature of the thoracic spine and a variety of other findings including kidney abnormalities, hearing difficulties and cleft palate. ...Read more
1 in 100, 000: Incidence is 1 in 100, 000. Involves overgrowth of bone combined with vascular malformation - such as port wine stain. ...Read more
Has any dr treated klippel feil syndrome? I am in pain and it seems to get worse everyday! My dr doesn't know a lot about it and doesn't have answers
University of Iowa: Depending on the type of Klippel Feil syndrome you have, there are a number of symptoms and structural differences which are treated symptomatically. Suggest you investigate the orthopedics and/or neurosurgery departments at U of I since as a tertiary center ther would be best able to provide advice for therapeutic options. ...Read more
Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome: Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome is a rare vascular congenital condition due to improper formation of blood and/or lymphatic vessels. It has three features: Port Wine Stain (nevus flammeus or capillary hemangioma), venous or/and lymphatic malformations, and enlargement (soft-tissue hypertrophy) of the affected extremity. ...Read more
Blood vessel malform: Rare congenital medical condition in which blood vessels and/or lymph vessels fail to form properly. The three main features are nevus flammeus (port-wine stain), venous and lymphatic malformations, and soft-tissue hypertrophy of the affected limb. Often called angio-osteohypertrophy or hemangiectatic hypertrophy and is found as a congenital defect at time of birth in many cases. ...Read more
What could be the cause of redness and swelling down my right side, started in my leg as a child and has expanded, could it be klippel trenauncy syndr?
Need evaluation: It sounds like some form of congenital condition but if it is changing or concerning you, you need an evaluation by a dermatologist. ...Read more
Could it be Klippel-feil syndrome? At 12yrs old, learned I have congenital (45degree) cervicothoracic scoliosis w/congenital cervical fusion.
What causes turner syndrome, noonan syndrome, & the rare klippel-fell syndrome? What happens during fetal development that causes these conditions?
A genetic accident: During formation of the egg or sperm can leave out an x chromosome in either one. A fetus whose genetic make-up includes the germ cell missing a chr. X has turner syndrome. One of 8 different genetic mutations is passed on to a fetus by 1 parent or happens spontaneously to cause noonan syndrome. 2 related genetic mutations are passed on to the fetus by 1 parent to cause klippel-feil syndrome. ...Read more
Klippel feil no scoliosis but bones are set high and out on right side dr thought they were formed that way but wasn't like this a year ago any Idea?
See previous answer: Depending on the type of Klippel Feil syndrome you have, there are a number of symptoms and structural differences which are treated symptomatically. Suggest you investigate the orthopedics and/or neurosurgery departments at U of I since as a tertiary center ther would be best able to provide advice for therapeutic options. ...Read more
If I have a disease called klippel traunany syndrome that affects veins could laser surgery cure the veins or will the veins keep messing ip?
Laser should help.: Klippel traunany syndrome consists of 3 components-varicose veins, hypertrophy (enlargement) of a limb and port-wine stain. The varicose veins should first be evaluated by a venous reflux exam as well as the deep veins.Laser closure is the gold standard for the varicose veins but there is no guarantee that other veins will not form in the future. There is also a role for sclerotherapy.See a vein md. ...Read more
I've recently had varicose vein treatment, I had surgery once before, but this time I've had the injections, how long should the pain last, and will it take longer as I have klippel trenauny syndrome?
KTS: As dr. Clark said, klippel-trenaunay syndrome (kts) is a very complex problem that often requires prolonged and complex treatment. Intravascular coagulum (ic) or "trapped blood" is a common cause of continued pain after sclerotherapy and can be helped by removing the blood with a needle. If there is ic, it generally means that more treatment is needed. Good news: the pain will go away. ...Read more
I recently asked a question with regards to my treatment, but was thrown off about the answer I got relating to something totally different, I have klippel trenauny syndrome, I've recently had treatment again on my varicose veins, this time I had the foam
Need clarification: As stated before kts can be quite challenging to manage. Please clarify exactly what treatments you have received to date and would better enable answer. If you are concerned about "knots" on your legs following foam scleotherapy these will resolve but may take months and may be improved with draining "trapped" blood. ...Read more
Would just like to say, how great of a job your all doing, I have on recently, after 24 yrs of it being called a birthmark been diagnosed with klippel trenauny, you guys have helped me understand it so much, I still want to know more, I've had vein treatm
No question: Looks like you hit send without finishing your question. ...Read more
I am experiencing severe back pain and neck strain I have klippel feil and scoliosis what can I do about the pain?
Yes, till you get sick of it! Herring is nutritious, healthy and considered fish with very low mercury contamination. I hope you are eating also veggies-raw or cooked and fruits.
Eating variety and at least periodically changing your foods insures you are getting the needed nutrients in your body. ...Read more