Iranian Journal of Pediatrics
Tehran University of Medical Sciences Press
Vol. 22, No. 1, 2012, pp. 137-141
Bioline Code: pe12025
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Iranian Journal of Pediatrics, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2012, pp. 137-141
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Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome with Hemimegalencephaly; Report of a Pediatric Case|
Esmailzadeh, Hossein; Tavassoli, Azita; Jahangiri, Younes & Vatankhah, Nasibeh
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.
Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome; Hemimegalencephaly; Neurocutaneous Syndrome
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