Rectal bleeding in Klippel-Trénaunay syndrome: treatment with laparoscopic ultralow anterior resection with intersphincteric dissection.

@article{Rotholtz2009RectalBI,
  title={Rectal bleeding in Klippel-Tr{\'e}naunay syndrome: treatment with laparoscopic ultralow anterior resection with intersphincteric dissection.},
  author={Nicol{\'a}s A. Rotholtz and Maximiliano E. Bun and Mariano Laporte and Lencinas Sandra and Peczan Carlos and Norberto Ar{\'i}stides Mezzadri},
  journal={Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={e206-9}
}
Klippel-Trénaunay syndrome is a rare congenital vascular disorder characterized by varicose veins, hypertrophy of the soft tissues and bones, and hemangiomas. Although colorectal angiomatosis is uncommon, this association can lead to life-threatening complications because of acute or chronic bleeding. We report a patient with Klippel-Trénaunay syndrome who… CONTINUE READING