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NORD is very grateful to Ahmad I. Alomari, MD, MSc, FSIR, Associate Professor; Program Director, Pediatric Vascular and Interventional Radiology Fellowship; Co-Director, Vascular Anomalies Center, Children's Hospital Boston, for the preparation of this report.
Synonyms of CLOVES Syndrome
- CLOVE syndrome
- No subdivisions found.
CLOVES syndrome (CS) is a recently described rare disorder characterized by tissue overgrowth and complex vascular anomalies. CLOVES stands for congenital lipomatous (fatty) overgrowth, vascular malformations, epidermal nevi and scoliosis/skeletal/spinal anomalies.
CLOVES syndrome was described independently by Saap and colleagues in 2007 and Alomari in 2009. A case report by the German physician Hermann Friedberg "gigantism of the right lower limb" published in 1867 is probably the first known written account of CLOVES syndrome.
CLOVES Syndrome Resources
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