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NAPOLES MENDEZ, Danilo; YING RODRIGUEZ, Lai  and  NAPOLES PASTORIZA, Dainara. Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome in a pregnant woman. MEDISAN [online]. 2016, vol.20, n.1, pp.77-83. ISSN 1029-3019.

The syndrome Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome or angiosteo hypertrophy syndrome is a strange congenital disease characterized by the presence of a nevus in the right member and big varicose veins. The case report of a pregnant woman with this syndrome is presented, who underwent the cesarean section at 37.4 weeks, without perioperative complications, in "Dr. Juan Bruno Zayas Alfonso" Teaching General Hospital in Santiago de Cuba. After an exhaustive clinical exam to the newborn, it was determined that he didn't present the clinical manifestations of this disorder. The patient's consent was obtained for the case presentation and images taking

Keywords : pregnant woman; Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome; congenital disease; secondary health care.

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