Is Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome a disability?

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Is Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome a disability?

Q. Is Klippel-Trenaunay life threatening?

Q. Is Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome treatable?

There is no cure for KTS. Treatment is symptomatic. Laser surgery can diminish or erase some skin lesions. Surgery may correct discrepancies in limb size, but orthopedic devices may be more appropriate.

Q. Is Klippel-Trenaunay life threatening?

Q. What is KT illness?

Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome (KTS) is a rare disorder that is present at birth (congenital) and is characterized by a triad of cutaneous capillary malformation (“port-wine stain”), lymphatic anomalies, and abnormal veins in association with variable overgrowth of soft tissue and bone.

Q. Does Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome get worse with age?

In people with Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome, the port-wine stain usually covers part of one limb. The affected area may become lighter or darker with age.

Q. What does Klippel mean?

Collapse Section. Klippel-Feil syndrome is a bone disorder characterized by the abnormal joining (fusion ) of two or more spinal bones in the neck (cervical vertebrae). The vertebral fusion is present from birth.

Q. Are KTS painful?

Symptoms and severity of KTS vary for each patient. Symptoms can include bleeding from the affected limb, a skin infection, blood in the urine, or rectal/vaginal bleeding. You could experience pain in the limb, blood clots, anemia and seizures. Seek treatment to alleviate pain and symptoms as necessary.

Q. Are kts painful?

Q. What is Klippel Weber Syndrome?

Klippel-Trènaunay-Weber (KTW) syndrome is a condition characterized by a triad of findings: Port-wine stain or “birthmark” (capillary malformations in the skin) Soft tissue and bony hypertrophy (excessive growth of the soft tissue and/or bones) most often involving a single limb.

If you or your dependent(s) are diagnosed with Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome and experience any of these symptoms, you may be eligible for disability benefits from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Q. Is Klippel Feil a disability?

Klippel-Feil Syndrome, a rare birth disability.

Q. Is kts hereditary?

KTS is not usually inherited. The gene mutations occur randomly during cell division in early development before birth.

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