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Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C14.907.077.410
Unique ID
D007715
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007715
Scope Note
A congenital disorder that is characterized by a triad of capillary malformations (HEMANGIOMA), venous malformations (ARTERIOVENOUS FISTULA), and soft tissue or bony hypertrophy of the limb. This syndrome is caused by mutations in the VG5Q gene which encodes a strong angiogenesis stimulator.
Entry Term(s)
Angio-Osteohypertrophy Syndrome
Angioosteohypertrophy Syndrome
Congenital Dysplastic Angiopathy
KTW Syndrome
Klippel Trenaunay Syndrome
Klippel-Trenaunay Disease
Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome
Klippel-Trénaunay-Weber Syndrome
Public MeSH Note
94; was KLIPPEL-TRENAUNAY DISEASE 1975-93 (see under ANGIOMATOSIS 1975-90)
Online Note
use KLIPPEL-TRENAUNAY-WEBER SYNDROME to search KLIPPEL-TRENAUNAY DISEASE 1975-93; search ANGIOMATOSIS 1966-74
History Note
94; was KLIPPEL-TRENAUNAY DISEASE 1975-93 (see under ANGIOMATOSIS 1975-90)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome Preferred
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