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Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Angio-osteohypertrophy syndrome
  • Klippel Trenaunay syndrome
  • Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome
  • KTS
  • KTW syndrome
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What causes Klippel Trenaunay syndrome (KTS)?

The cause of KTS is unknown. Evidence shows that it is almost always sporadic, which means that it occurs in people with no history of the disorder in their family.[1]
Last updated: 1/10/2012

References
  1. Klippel-Tranaunay Syndrome. Genetics Home Reference. July 2010; http://www.ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/klippel-trenaunay-syndrome. Accessed 1/10/2012.