|Signs and Symptoms||Approximate number of patients (when available)|
|Abnormality of coagulation||90%|
|Abnormality of limb bone morphology||90%|
|Lower limb asymmetry||90%|
|Peripheral arteriovenous fistula||90%|
|Skeletal muscle hypertrophy||90%|
|Telangiectasia of the skin||90%|
|Congestive heart failure||7.5%|
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