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Int J Dermatol. 2006 Aug;45(8):883-90.

Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome: a multisystem disorder possibly resulting from a pathogenic gene for vascular and tissue overgrowth.

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Dermatology and Pediatrics, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103-2714, USA.


Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome is characterized by a triad of varicose veins, cutaneous capillary malformation, and hypertrophy of bone and soft tissue. Appropriate evaluation and treatment of children displaying features of the disease may minimize morbidity. The clinical appearance, etiology, genetics, diagnostics, and treatment of Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome are herein explored.

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