Prenatal diagnosis and hemodynamic evaluation of Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome

D. Paladini, A. Lamberti, A. Teodoro, M. Liguori, M. D'Armiento, P. Capuano, P. Martinelli

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Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome is a rare congenital soft-tissue anomaly which is characterized by the presence of multiple hemangiomata, arteriovenous fistulas and limb hypertrophy. We report the ultrasound findings in two cases of early prenatal diagnosis at 17 and 18 weeks of gestation. The pathogenesis of the syndrome and involvement of the cardiovascular system are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)215-217
Number of pages3
JournalUltrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1998


  • Heart failure
  • Hemangiomatosis
  • Limb hypertrophy
  • Soft tissue dysplasia
  • Ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Acoustics and Ultrasonics

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