Parkes Weber syndrome

Parkes Weber syndrome

(parkz web'ĕr), Do not hyphenate Parkes Weber. Avoid the incorrect forms Parke and Parke's.
shares many of the characteristics of Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome with the addition of arteriovenous shunting and the threat of left ventricular strain or failure. Compare: Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome.

Parkes Web·er syn·drome

(pahrks vā'ber sin'drōm)
A rare vascular malformation; often involves lower limbs, which enlarge; other findings include abnormal venous and arterial strictures.
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Differential diagnosis includes Parkes Weber syndrome, Proteus syndrome and the Maffuci syndrome.
5) It should be distinguished from Parkes weber syndrome by absence of underlying atriovenous malformation.
It has more on bandaging and taping techniques for the upper and lower extremities, compression garment selection and care, genital manual lymphatic drainage and bandaging, and complete decongestive therapy adaptations for various complications, as well as updates to sections on patient evaluation, early detection/surveillance, exercise, risk reduction, diagnosis, lymphatic filariasis, axillary web syndrome, Klippel-Trenaunay and Parkes Weber syndromes, and wound care.