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Alternative NamesKlippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome; KTS; Angio-osteohypertrophy; Nevus varicosus osteohypertrophicus syndrome; Hemangiectasia hypertrophicans; Nevus verucosus hypertrophicans
Definition Return to top
Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome is a group of findings consisting of:
Causes Return to top
Most cases of Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome occur for no apparent reason, although a few cases are thought to be passed down through families (inherited), possibly as an autosomal dominant trait.
Outlook (Prognosis) Return to top
Most individuals with Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome do well despite their cosmetic appearance, although there can be associated psychological problems.
References Return to top
Garzon M, Huang J, Enjolras O, Frieden I. Vascular malformations. Part II: associated syndromes. J Am Acad Derm. April 2007; 56(4): 541-64.Update Date: 10/30/2007 Updated by: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.