Problem

Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome

Other Names:
KTW syndrome
Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome
Angioosteohypertrophy syndrome
Nature:
The features of Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome are large cutaneous hemangiomata with hypertrophy of the related bones and soft tissues. The disorder resembles, clinically and in its lack of definite genetic basis, Sturge-Weber syndrome and indeed the two have been associated in some cases. Suggestions of a genetic 'cause' are meager.
Broader Problems:
Congenital abnormalities
Values:
Syndrome
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
13.09.1998 – 00:00 CEST
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