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.

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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...

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...

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...