Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome with hemimegalencephaly; report of a pediatric case

Hossein Esmailzadeh, Azita Tavassoli, N. Younes Jahangiri, Nasibeh Vatankhah

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Abstract

Background: Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome (KTWS) is a rare neurocutaneous syndrome. Hemimegalencephaly (HME) and seizure episodes have been reported previously in a few cases with KTWS. Case Presentation: We report here a 3 day-old girl with partial motor seizures, extensive port-wine staining and mild structural deformities in the feet, and a hemimegalencephaly. Conclusion: Occurrence of partial motor seizures in addition to bilateral lower extremities extensive portwine staining is a unique feature seen in our case.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)147-151
Number of pages5
JournalIranian Journal of Pediatrics
Volume22
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Hemimegalencephaly
  • Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome
  • Neurocutaneous syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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