Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome

Other Names:
KTS syndrome
Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome
KTW syndrome
Angioosteohypertrophy syndrome

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.

Medicine Pathology
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST