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How can Parkes Weber Syndrome be treated ?

Hi,my younger sister which is 18 years old,has Parkes Weber Syndrome .Her left leg is swollen,i have read different types of temporary treatments,but which is the better way for making it less swollen? Thank you in advance.
Asked On : Fri, 24 Jun 2011
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welcome to HCM.
read your prob, in this type of syndrome, arterovenous malformation occurs. due to this local symptoms like swelling , pain etc develop. it affects kidney and heart.
to reduce swelling n pain , she should put on tight fit apparel (dress) or wear tight band on the affected part, it will compress the peripharal artery n veins n swelling will be lessen.
treat of such kind of syndrome is vascular surgery,
dr. Aseem
Answered: Fri, 24 Jun 2011
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