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Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome

Pronunciation: kli-pel' tra-no-na web'er

Definition: a combination of angiomatosis (usually nevus flammeus and nevus avanus) and associated with enlargement and venous anomalies of an affected limb. Limb changes affect muscle and bone (atrophy or enlargement). Lymphedema bladder involvement may occur. Inheritance is probably autosomal dominant and sporadic.

Synonym(s): angioosteohypertrophy syndrome, congenital dysplastic angiectasia, hemangiectatic hypertrophy

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