Klippel Trenaunay Syndrome associated with popliteal vein aplasia: Doppler Ultrasonography, CT Angiography and MRI Angiography Findings of a Rare CaseGökhan Söker, Cengiz Yılmaz, Bozkurt Gülek, Kaan Esen, Selçuk Berker Yılmaz, Ayşe Selcan Koç, Eda Söker.
Klippel Trenaunay Syndrome is a rare congenital anomaly characterized by capillary malformations, soft tissue or bony hypertrophy and superficial varicose veins. 29-year-old male presented with pain and swelling at lower limb. Physical examination revealed multipl varicose veins at right lower limb, gigantisim of right lower limb and cutaneus hiperpigmentation. He was diagnosed with Klippel Trenaunay Syndrome and Doppler ultrasonography, CT angiography and MRI angiography was made to evaluate deep venous system. Symptomatic treatment is preferred because of popliteal venous aplasia. CT angiography and MRI angiography are required to evaluate deep venous system in those who is diagnosed with Klippel Trenaunay Syndrome. Aplastic deep vein is absolute contraindication of for surgical therapy.
Klippel Trenaunay Syndrome; varicose veins