Klippel-Trénaunay syndrome

Case contributed by Roberto Schubert
Diagnosis certain


Follow up in a known case of Klippel-Trénaunay syndrome.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

Clinical aspect of cutaneous capillary malformations (port wine stains), varicosities, lymphedema and hemihypertrophy of the left lower extremity.


Complete absence of the left common and external iliac veins. Large, left-to-right crossover anastomosis via the external pudendal veins, sometimes referred to as spontaneous Palma's venous by-pass.

Case Discussion

Combined truncular venous aplasia and hemolymphatic malformation, formerly referred to as Klippel-Trénaunay syndrome.

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