Disease Location of aneurysm References Behcet's disease Aortic aneurysm, pulmonary [13-18] aneurysm, cerebral aneurysm, coronary aneurysm Kawasaki disease Coronary aneurysm [19-21] Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Peripheral Varicose veins, [22, 23] abdominal aorta aneurysm Marfan Syndrome Aortic aneurysm [24-26] Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome
Peripheral Varicose veins  Servelle-Martorell syndrome Venous aneurysm [28, 29]
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: an unusual cause of pulmonary embolism.
is a rare non-hereditary congenital abnormality characterized by a clinical triad of soft tissue hypertrophy of extremity, varicosities and cutaneous hemangiomas or lymphongioma.
Genitourinary hemangiomas have been described in Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome
(cutaneous port-wine hemangiomas, varicose veins, and ipsilateral soft tissue and bony hypertrophy of the involved extremities).
Less common causes of varicosities of the leg veins include arterio-venous malformations and congenital anomalies, such as the Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome
. The perforating veins contain valves which normally only permit flow from the superficial to the deep system.
Jessica Shakeshaft, who suffers from Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome
, has already undergone 32 operations to tackle the rare circulatory disorder which can cause disfigurement of limbs.
Stephen was born with Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome
, which affects about 1500 people worldwide.