Soft-tissue textiloma: a potential diagnostic pitfall.

  title={Soft-tissue textiloma: a potential diagnostic pitfall.},
  author={Elyazid Mouhsine and Nermin Halkic and Raffaele Garofalo and Sophia Taylor and Nicolas Theumann and Louis C. Guillou and Pierre François Leyvraz},
  journal={Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie},
  volume={48 6},
Klippel–Trenaunay syndrome has 3 essential features: cutaneous hemangiomas, varicose veins and hypertophy of the involved limbs in length or girth, or both. Both bones and soft tissue are usually affected by the hypertrophy. The arteriovenous malformation effects are polysystemic. Patients with this syndrome are at risk of thromboembolic disease. Baskerville’s report shows that 7 (14%) of 49 patients with Klippel–Trenaunay syndrome had pulmonary emboli and 8 (16%) of 49 had DVT. Muluk and… CONTINUE READING


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