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Obstetric management of Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15516454     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome is a rare congenital disease characterized by extensive cutaneous vascular malformations, venous varicosities, focal abnormalities of the deep venous system, and underlying soft tissue or bony hypertrophy. Given the rarity of the disease, there is little information available to counsel patients with Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome regarding obstetric outcome. CASES: We report our experience with 3 patients in whom Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome complicated 4 pregnancies. Successful delivery of a healthy infant at or beyond 36 weeks of gestation was achieved in all pregnancies. One of the 4 pregnancies was complicated by pulmonary embolism. CONCLUSION: Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome was once thought to be a contraindication to pregnancy. With careful management, successful pregnancies can be achieved.
Authors:
Andrei Rebarber; Ashley S Roman; Daniel Roshan; Francine Blei
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  104     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  2004 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-11-01     Completed Date:  2005-01-04     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1205-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA. ar53@nyu.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Anticoagulants / therapeutic use
Female
Fetal Development / physiology
Follow-Up Studies
Gestational Age
Humans
Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Monitoring, Physiologic
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Hematologic / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Pregnancy Outcome*
Prenatal Diagnosis / methods
Rare Diseases
Sampling Studies
Severity of Illness Index
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anticoagulants

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