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Case Report: Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome – Recurrent Venous Thromboembolism and Vascular Malformation

Authors AlSheef M, Alotaibi H, Zaidi ARZ, Bauones S, Kullab GJ, AlShaikh M

Received 29 October 2019

Accepted for publication 5 May 2020

Published 21 May 2020 Volume 2020:13 Pages 195—200


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Review by Single anonymous peer review

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Editor who approved publication: Professor Ronald Prineas

Mohammed AlSheef,1 Hind Alotaibi,1 Abdul Rehman Z Zaidi,1 Salem Bauones,2 Ghaydaa J Kullab,3 Mohammed AlShaikh2

1Department of Medical Specialties, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; 2Department of Radiology, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; 3Department of Medicine, Dr. Sulaiman Al-Habib Medical Group, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence: Mohammed AlSheef
Department of Medical Specialties, King Fahad Medical City, P.O. Box. 59046, Riyadh 11525, Saudi Arabia
Tel +966 544014035

Abstract: Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome (KTS) is a rare genetic vascular disorder characterized by a limb affected by varicose veins, port wine stains, and hypertrophy of bone and soft tissue. It can also present with vascular malformations in the gastrointestinal tract, liver, spleen, genitourinary tract, and heart. We present a 27-year-old case of KTS diagnosed in adulthood associated with recurrent venous thromboembolism and gastrointestinal bleeding.

Keywords: KTS, VTE, vascular malformation, bleeding

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