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What is klippel trenaunay syndrome?

What is klippel trenaunay syndrome?

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

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Could anybody get klippel trenaunay syndrome?

Could anybody get klippel trenaunay syndrome?

Yes: This syndrome presents with a port-wine skin blemish, overgrowth of a bone, often in one leg, and vein abnormalities, usually in leg veins and often varicose veins. It can occur in anybody, women more often, and there has yet to be a genetic pattern identified. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how often klippel-trenaunay syndrome occurs?

Can you tell me how often klippel-trenaunay syndrome occurs?

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

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What is Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome?

What is Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome?

KTW syndrome: KTW is a rare defect involving capillary abnormalities, enlargement of one leg, an atypical varicosity on the lateral side and arteriovenous malformation. ...Read more

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What is Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome?

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

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Could you explain what is klippel trenaunay weber syndrome?

Could you explain what is klippel trenaunay weber syndrome?

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

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Does any one of you know anythin about klippel trenauny syndrome?

Does any one of you know anythin about klippel trenauny syndrome?

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

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Can you tell me what is hemangiolygiomalosas and klippel trenty and webbers sysmdrom i friend brother have it ?

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

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What is klippel-feil syndrome?

What is klippel-feil syndrome?

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

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Can you tell me how common is klippel-feil syndrome?

Can you tell me how common is klippel-feil syndrome?

Klippel-Feil: It happens about 1 in 40,000 to 42,000 newborns. It is slightly more common in females. ...Read more