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congenital soft tissue dysplasias

Wednesday 12 November 2003

The term congenital soft tissue dysplasias (CSTDs) regroups some localized malformations of covering soft tissues in children, presenting as various clinical entities.


- Parkes-Weber syndrome
- Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome
- Proteus syndrome
- segmental hypertrophy (segmental gigantism)
- lymphedema
- angiodysplasia


- giant hamartoma
- angiodysplasia
- congenital hypertrophy
- congenital trophoedema
- localised gigantism

  • macrodactyly


- Martelli H, Richard S, Moczar M, Godeau G, Pfister A, Pellerin D, Vekemans M. Congenital soft tissue dysplasias: a morphological and biochemical study. Pediatr Pathol. 1994 Sep-Oct;14(5):873-94.
PMID: 7808985

- Pellerin D, Martelli H, Latouche X, Couly G, Gasnier F. Congenital soft tissue dysplasia: a new malformation entity and concept. Prog Pediatr Surg. 1989;22:1-29. PMID: 2492383