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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
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
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
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
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
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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