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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2012;55(2):119-122.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5468/KJOG.2012.55.2.119    Published online February 1, 2012.
Pregnancy in woman with Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome: A case report.
Gyun Ho Jeon, Yeon Mee Kim, Sungwook Chun, Hyun Jin Cho, Yong Il Ji, Chul Hoi Jeong
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Haeundae Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Busan, Korea. jeon285@paik.ac.kr
2Department of Pathology, Haeundae Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Busan, Korea.
Abstract
The Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome is rare congenital disease characterized by a triad of cutaneous vascular malformations, varicose veins, and hypertrophy of bone and soft tissue. Although several cases of pregnancy in women with Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome were reported as there may be increased risk of pregnancy- and/or delivery-associated complications such as varicosities, thromboembolism and hemorrhage, there is little general information regarding how to deal with pregnancy in patients with Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome and their obstetric outcome. We describe the case of a woman suffering from Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome delivering a healthy child with a brief review of concerned literature.
Key Words: Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome, Pregnancy, Complications


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