Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome with Hemimegalencephaly; Report of a Pediatric Case

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Younes Jahangiri 1 , Azita Tavassoli 2 , Hossein Esmailzadeh 2 , Nasibeh Vatankhah 3 , *

1 Medical Education & Development Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

2 Aliasghar Pediatric Center, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

3 Medical Education and Development Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

How to Cite: Jahangiri Y, Tavassoli A, Esmailzadeh H, Vatankhah N. Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome with Hemimegalencephaly; Report of a Pediatric Case , Iran J Pediatr. 2016 ; 22(1):137-141.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: 22 (1); 137-141
Published Online: March 31, 2012
Article Type: Case Report
Received: July 21, 2010
Accepted: June 02, 2011

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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 port-wine staining is a unique feature seen in our case.

 

Keywords

Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome Hemimegalencephaly Neurocutaneous Syndrome

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