Complicated Total Knee Arthroplasty in a Patient with Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome: A Case Report
Case A 66-year-old Caucasian man with Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome (KTWS) presented with chronic changes related to the KTWS, along with worsening pain and motion associated with residual damage from an episode of spontaneous septic arthritis that occurred 1 year prior. He underwent total joint arthroplasty with a rotating hinged knee implant. Conclusion Arthroplasty is a treatment option for patients with KTWS; however, there are risks that must be considered. This case report outlines the management of a patient with KTWS and a history of septic arthritis.
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Joseph, E G.; Ernest, E P.; and Dietz, M J., "Complicated Total Knee Arthroplasty in a Patient with Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome: A Case Report" (2017). Clinical and Translational Science Institute. 760.