Year 2020, Volume 6 , Issue 2, Pages 169 - 172 2020-03-04

Three cases with Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome and treatment options

Ersin ÇELİK [1] , İlker ALAT [2]


Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome (KTS) is a rare congenital anomaly characterized by capillary malformations, soft tissue and bone hypertrophy and varicosities. The presence of at least two of the three clinical conditions is sufficient for the diagnosis of KTS. Early diagnosis and treatment are important because of possible serious complications such as deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. Venous system aplasia and/or hypoplasia might be observed in KTS. Therefore, deep venous system must be evaluated definitely before determining the treatment strategy. It's herein presented our conservative and surgical treatment applications in three KTS patients. 

Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome, embryonic, varicose, venous, venous insufficiency, stripping
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Primary Language en
Subjects Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems
Journal Section Case Reports
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-0015-3280
Author: Ersin ÇELİK (Primary Author)
Institution: Department of Cardiovascular Surgey, Isparta City Hospital, Isparta, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-1860-7620
Author: İlker ALAT
Institution: Department of Cardiovascular Surgey, Afyonkarahisar State Hospital, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : March 4, 2020

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