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Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome
  1. B R Pawel1,
  2. K Spencer2,
  3. J Dormans3
  1. 1Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  2. 2Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  3. 3Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr B R Pawel
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 324 S. 34th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA; pawelbemail.chop.edu

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A 28 year old woman with a history of Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome (KTS) presented to the hospital for an elective amputation of the right lower extremity. KTS is a congenital vascular malformative syndrome involving capillary, lymphatic, and venous structures and is associated with limb (usually asymmetric lower extremity) involvement. The patient had a history …

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