(a) Photograph shows clinical findings of KTS: cutaneous staining (due to underlying capillary malformation), limb length discrepancy, and limb overgrowth. (e) Dynamic MR angiogram of the affected leg shows no arteriovenous connection. Other authors have stated that limb hypertrophy is the latest indicator of Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome [30]. (g) Axial T2-weighted brain MR image shows periventricular cystic abnormalities and polymicrogyria, which are some of the diagnostic criteria for Proteus syndrome. (m) Repeat angiogram obtained 1 month later in the girl shows aberrant vessel growth, which suggests recurrence. The details of the genetic bases of these syndromes are unfolding. (g, h) In the same girl, note the high signal intensity of the calf lesion on the sagittal T2-weighted MR image (g) and the iso- to hypointense signal of the lesion on the nonenhanced T1-weighted MR image (h). Proteus syndrome in a 3-year-old girl. (g) Axial T2-weighted brain MR image shows periventricular cystic abnormalities and polymicrogyria, which are some of the diagnostic criteria for Proteus syndrome. (g–i) Right lower extremity lateral marginal vein of Servelle venograms obtained with pedal venous access 2 months later show successful coil (arrows in i) and sodium tetradecyl sulfate foam embolization of the right lateral marginal vein of Servelle, with patency of the deep femoral venous system. (m) Repeat angiogram obtained 1 month later in the girl shows aberrant vessel growth, which suggests recurrence. Key features of PWS are summarized in Table 8. (e) Findings on the corresponding sagittal T2-weighted MR image confirm lipomatous overgrowth in the same region. (b, c) Photographs show the limb phenotype, which may comprise asymmetric limb overgrowth (b), dysregulated adipose overgrowth (c), and/or epidermal nevi (c). Figure 10e. Mixed lesions have characteristics of both macrocystic and microcystic lymphatic malformations. However, the variable sizes of the overgrowths can lead to confusion if they are not recognized as disorders related to Proteus syndrome early on (10,24). and Interventional Radiology and Image Guided Medicine (F.B., C.M.H., A.E.G. The common overgrowth syndromes are neurofibromatosis, Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, Proteus syndrome, and Sturge-Weber syndrome. Figure 10d. The patient underwent surgical resection for retreatment. The diagnosis of Proteus syndrome is often delayed until early childhood. (e) Lateral skull radiograph shows dolichocephaly, with an increased anteroposterior diameter of the skull. A rare newly described overgrowth syndrome with vascular malformations-Cloves syndrome. PTEN mutations can manifest as a mixed bag of vascular anomalies, which may be high- or low-flow disorders or true AVMs (69). AKT1 = protein kinase B–1, PTHS = PTEN-associated hamartoma tumor syndrome. Table 7: PTEN Mutation–related Genetic Disorders. PTEN (phosphatase and tensin homolog) serves as an important tumor suppressor of AKT and promotes chromosomal stability and DNA repair (24,29–32). (d) MR angiogram of the lower extremities shows an arterial blush adjacent to the larger-caliber superficial femoral artery and peroneal artery (arrows), consistent with high-flow malformations. For high-flow arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), direct puncture can be used to image and sclerose the nidus; however, endovascular angiography and treatment are often performed concomitantly. Overgrowth can be focal (e.g., macrocephaly) or generalized, often asymmetrically (and/or mosaically) distributed. Contrast material is ascending from the venous system rather than from the coiled vein. Figure 8c. Figure 6k. Documentation regarding a patient’s deep venous system is important for planning treatment of KTS, and arteriography is used to rule out high-flow malformations, as these may reflect PWS with a KTS phenotype. A dysfunction in the receptor tyrosine kinase (RTK)/PI3K/AKT pathway that specifically promotes a rapid increase in insulin receptor expression is most likely the pathophysiological basis of some overgrowth syndromes [4]. (g, h) Coronal T2-weighted (g) and gadobutrol-enhanced T1-weighted (h) MR images show a high-signal-intensity enhancing mass in the right lower extremity, with similar findings in the partially imaged left upper extremity. Proteus syndrome is responsible for a variety of malformations and overgrowths involving multiple tissue types. Prior patency of a hypoplastic common femoral system was noted at pre-embolization venography (not shown). The varicose veins may remain stable or progress, causing pain, lymphedema, thrombophlebitis, and ulcers [30]. (m) Repeat angiogram obtained 1 month later in the girl shows aberrant vessel growth, which suggests recurrence. Embolization treatment was not performed in this patient owing to the small size of the AVMs and the confirmation of ASA1 mutation at genetic testing. Figure 7c. ide an update on the clinical features, complications, and management strategies for the PIK3CA-related overgrowth spectrum (PROS). Review articles are excluded from this waiver policy. Laser therapy can be used to treat the skin findings—for example, to manage port wine stains and cure ulcers. New vascular findings in PIK3CA Related Overgrowth Syndrome: Rapidly progressive, inoperable hemangioma with associated AVM managed with stereotactic body radiotherapy 2019-10-21 13:03:00 The common overgrowth syndromes are neurofibromatosis, Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, Proteus syndrome, and Sturge-Weber syndrome. The hypoplastic nature of the common femoral vein is due to long-term alternative lower extremity venous drainage through the marginal vein of Servelle. (a) Photograph shows the facial phenotype: dolichocephaly, down-slanting palpebral fissures, low nasal bridge, wide nares, and resting open mouth. Limb asymmetry is common in Proteus syndrome. The frequency of cancer is well documented in some syndromes such as Proteus (20%), Sotos (2–4%), and Perlman (65%) [2]. (e) Dynamic MR angiogram of the affected leg shows no arteriovenous connection. (c) Photograph shows a protuberant abdominal mass, suggesting truncal overgrowth. Low-flow vascular malformations are amenable to embolization but are known to recur and require repeat therapy. (g–i) Right lower extremity lateral marginal vein of Servelle venograms obtained with pedal venous access 2 months later show successful coil (arrows in i) and sodium tetradecyl sulfate foam embolization of the right lateral marginal vein of Servelle, with patency of the deep femoral venous system. These valveless embryonic venous systems may compete with the normal deep venous system, which can be underdeveloped (26). Other syndromes in the PIK3/AKT pathway have many of the same phenotypic features. (g, h) Coronal T2-weighted (g) and gadobutrol-enhanced T1-weighted (h) MR images show a high-signal-intensity enhancing mass in the right lower extremity, with similar findings in the partially imaged left upper extremity. (c) Coronal T1-weighted MR image shows overgrowth of the right lower extremity, which is most notable at the tibial physes. Although genetic confirmation is necessary for a definitive diagnosis, the radiologist serves as a central figure in the identification and treatment of these disorders. A previously unknown susceptibility locus was mapped and germline mutations in DIS3L2 identified in individuals with Perlman syndrome. Major progress such as the identification of genetic causes has recently enhanced the knowledge of the underlying pathophysiological mechanisms, the delineation of the genotype-phenotype relationships, and the establishment of the main characteristics for each condition [1]. Embolization treatment was not performed in this patient owing to the small size of the AVMs and the confirmation of ASA1 mutation at genetic testing. In this review, we focus on the vascular anomaly syndromes associated with mutations in the PI3K/AKT/mTOR signaling pathway. The facial phenotype is often normal at birth but progresses over time. Neurofibromatosis is distinguished by its typical symptoms including neurofibromas, Lisch nodules, axillary freckles, and “café-au-lait” spots, which are absent in other overgrowth syndromes [23]. (g, h) In the same girl, note the high signal intensity of the calf lesion on the sagittal T2-weighted MR image (g) and the iso- to hypointense signal of the lesion on the nonenhanced T1-weighted MR image (h). (h) This patient was found to have soft-tissue overgrowth of the left lower extremity, which manifested on the coronal gadofosveset-enhanced lower-extremity MR venogram as hypervascularity of the left kidney and left-thigh soft tissues. (c–e) Gray-scale (c) and color Doppler (d) US images of the lesion (arrow in e) over the calf, and a conventional radiograph (e) were obtained in the 10-year-old girl. (a, b) Photographs show clinical findings of the PTEN mutation spectrum, confirmed by means of genetic testing, with the CLOVES phenotype. (e) Lateral skull radiograph shows dolichocephaly, with an increased anteroposterior diameter of the skull. 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(i, j) Venous phase (i) and arterial phase (j) MR angiograms obtained in the girl show a high-flow component in the lesion, suggesting an atypical high-flow variant of FAVA. (a) Photograph shows the facial phenotype: dolichocephaly, down-slanting palpebral fissures, low nasal bridge, wide nares, and resting open mouth. Chest CT can aid in detailing pulmonary abnormalities, which also are rare but tend to be cystic. See more ideas about Brain images, Radiology, Radiology imaging. Figure 6g. Key facts about Proteus syndrome are summarized in Table 9. (g) Axial T2-weighted brain MR image shows periventricular cystic abnormalities and polymicrogyria, which are some of the diagnostic criteria for Proteus syndrome. Proteus syndrome in a 3-year-old girl. Documentation regarding a patient’s deep venous system is important for planning treatment of KTS, and arteriography is used to rule out high-flow malformations, as these may reflect PWS with a KTS phenotype. (k, l) Digital subtraction angiograms of the lower extremity in the girl show the vascular malformation associated with FAVA in the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles and Achilles tendon (k) and show the lesion after alcohol embolization and sclerotherapy (l). Proteus syndrome in a 3-year-old girl. (e) Findings on the corresponding sagittal T2-weighted MR image confirm lipomatous overgrowth in the same region. Table 1: Imaging Findings of Low-Flow Vascular Malformations, Table 2: Imaging Findings of High-Flow Vascular Malformations. Brain MRI is indicated for the detection of periventricular cystic abnormalities, cavum septum pellucidum, polymicrogyria, and an increased anteroposterior diameter of the skull (dolichocephaly) (Fig 10e–10g). (e) Lateral skull radiograph shows dolichocephaly, with an increased anteroposterior diameter of the skull. (i, j) Venous phase (i) and arterial phase (j) MR angiograms obtained in the girl show a high-flow component in the lesion, suggesting an atypical high-flow variant of FAVA. Over time, patients with neurofibromatosis type I may experience abnormalities of the skeleton (thinning or overgrowth of the bones in the arms or lower leg) [50, 55]. Proteus syndrome in a 3-year-old girl. (a, b) Clinical photographs show a painful lump arrow) in the calf of a 10-year-old girl (a) and an adolescent boy (age withheld) (b). These findings are consistent with hamartomatous or lipomatous overgrowth with vascular ectasia and low-flow malformation. (i, j) Venous phase (i) and arterial phase (j) MR angiograms obtained in the girl show a high-flow component in the lesion, suggesting an atypical high-flow variant of FAVA. Diagnostic criteria for Proteus syndrome. Other features also differentiate these two syndromes. Generally, the disease affects the skin, nervous system, bones, and endocrine glands by causing benign tumors [49]. Prior patency of a hypoplastic common femoral system was noted at pre-embolization venography (not shown). Insulin receptor stimulation leads to an increase in PI3-kinase activity, which thereby generates PIP3 and leads to the activation of PKB/Akt [4]. Similar to incidences of recurrence of all limb overgrowth syndromes, the propensity for vascular anomaly recurrence is high, and patients often return for retreatment. Tomographic findings depend on the histological features of the tumors and may exhibit soft tissue density. (m) Repeat angiogram obtained 1 month later in the girl shows aberrant vessel growth, which suggests recurrence. The genetic factor is intrinsically involved in some overgrowth syndromes. Identifying these features is important for making the correct diagnosis and to appropriately monitor the patient’s health because no specific genetic tests for these syndromes are available. Embolization treatment was not performed in this patient owing to the small size of the AVMs and the confirmation of ASA1 mutation at genetic testing. Person, “Diffuse plexiform neurofibroma of the back: report of a case,”, V. C. Williams, J. Lucas, M. A. Babcock, D. H. Gutmann, B. Bruce, and B. L. Maria, “Neurofibromatosis type 1 revisited,”, K. A. Diggs-Andrews, J. Figure 6i. Slow-flow malformations can extend into the pelvis (41,47). It is noteworthy to highlight the imprinted growth regulatory genes on chromosome 11p15.5. Other authors have stated that limb hypertrophy is the latest indicator of Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome [30]. Overgrowth syndromes with complex vascular anomalies pose a challenge for diagnosis and management. (f) Axial T2-weighted fat-saturated MR image shows the large lateral embryonic vein of Servelle. (a) Photograph shows the facial phenotype: dolichocephaly, down-slanting palpebral fissures, low nasal bridge, wide nares, and resting open mouth. These findings are consistent with hamartomatous or lipomatous overgrowth with vascular ectasia and low-flow malformation. We are committed to sharing findings related to COVID-19 as quickly as possible. Congenital limb length discrepancy disorders are often associated with a variety of vascular anomalies and have distinct clinical manifestations and imaging findings, which are key for diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. Therefore, serial physical and imaging examinations are required to monitor and control progression (36,72). (m) Repeat angiogram obtained 1 month later in the girl shows aberrant vessel growth, which suggests recurrence. There are many overgrowth syndromes. Figure 3b. (k, l) Digital subtraction angiograms of the lower extremity in the girl show the vascular malformation associated with FAVA in the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles and Achilles tendon (k) and show the lesion after alcohol embolization and sclerotherapy (l). Treatment and Follow-up.—The Proteus syndrome phenotype can overlap with the phenotype of many other mutation-related syndromes in the PIK3/AKT/mTOR pathway and can be seen in PTEN mutation, whereby it adopts the name SOLAMEN (segmental overgrowth, lipomatosis, AVM, and epidermal nevus) syndrome (79). (e) Dynamic MR angiogram of the affected leg shows no arteriovenous connection. [ 4 ] Overgrowth syndromes with vascular anomalies are a heterogeneous group of disorders, often with variable clinical expression, due to germline or somatic mutations. Clinical Manifestations and ISSVA Diagnostic Criteria.—Somatic mutations in the AKT1 gene result in the characteristic epidermal findings often seen in Proteus syndrome, called cerebriform connective tissue nevi. Overgrowth syndromes are characterized by diffuse or localized tissue proliferation and they may originate in a dysfunctional receptor tyrosine kinase (RTK)/PI3K/AKT pathway. Department of Pediatrics, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan . A. PTEN mutation spectrum in a 10-year-old boy. Most FAVA lesions are low-flow lesions. Overgrowth Syndromes Associated With Vascular Anomalies Semin Roentgenol. (h) This patient was found to have soft-tissue overgrowth of the left lower extremity, which manifested on the coronal gadofosveset-enhanced lower-extremity MR venogram as hypervascularity of the left kidney and left-thigh soft tissues. The specific gene mutations in the affected tissues should be identified for prognostic and therapeutic purposes (29,34–39). However, young children often require sedation for MRI. Diagram outlines the clinical diagnostic criteria for PROS disorders, which have very similar phenotypes. The tissue overgrowth in Klippel-Trénaunay syndrome is usually associated with vascular malformations, whereas in Proteus syndrome the overgrowth of bone and other tissues may occur independently of vascular malformations. (g–i) Right lower extremity lateral marginal vein of Servelle venograms obtained with pedal venous access 2 months later show successful coil (arrows in i) and sodium tetradecyl sulfate foam embolization of the right lateral marginal vein of Servelle, with patency of the deep femoral venous system. Heritable forms of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome have been attributed mainly to mutations in the growth suppressor gene CDKN1C [2, 12]. (g, h) In the same girl, note the high signal intensity of the calf lesion on the sagittal T2-weighted MR image (g) and the iso- to hypointense signal of the lesion on the nonenhanced T1-weighted MR image (h). FAVA. Recent findings PROS encompasses a heterogenous group of disorders with complications related to the tissues harboring the mutation. (d) Anteroposterior chest radiograph shows asymmetry of the humeral heads. The facial phenotype is often normal at birth but progresses over time. (f) Axial nonenhanced head CT image shows asymmetric widening of the external auditory meatus on the left. Figure 6f. The diagnosis of Proteus syndrome is often delayed until early childhood. There are some reports of NSD-1 mutations in individuals with Sotos and Weaver syndromes and more recently mutations in the EZH2 gene in three families with Weaver syndrome have been identified [13]. Finally, contrast-enhanced T1-weighted spin-echo and/or gradient-echo MR images yield additional diagnostic information, as each of the various vascular malformations has unique contrast enhancement patterns. Figure 7a. (b–d) Coronal T1-weighted MR image (b), proton density–weighted fat-saturated MR image (c), and dynamic gadobutrol-enhanced MR venogram (d) show a large enhancing lateral draining vein in the affected leg. Tandem embolization therapy and surgical resection are similarly indicated for large malformations, with follow-up screening for recurrence. From the Divisions of Pediatric Radiology (F.B., K.A.B., C.M.H., A.E.G., S.S.M.) Enter your email address below and we will send you the reset instructions. Limb asymmetry is common in Proteus syndrome. Characterizing the presence or absence of a deep venous system, especially with MR venography, is essential for the diagnosis and planning of treatment of KTS (41,50). (g, h) In the same girl, note the high signal intensity of the calf lesion on the sagittal T2-weighted MR image (g) and the iso- to hypointense signal of the lesion on the nonenhanced T1-weighted MR image (h). Proteus syndrome in a 3-year-old girl. Neylon et al. (e) Dynamic MR angiogram of the affected leg shows no arteriovenous connection. (g–i) Right lower extremity lateral marginal vein of Servelle venograms obtained with pedal venous access 2 months later show successful coil (arrows in i) and sodium tetradecyl sulfate foam embolization of the right lateral marginal vein of Servelle, with patency of the deep femoral venous system. (a) Photograph shows clinical findings of KTS: cutaneous staining (due to underlying capillary malformation), limb length discrepancy, and limb overgrowth. However, high-flow spinal and paraspinal vascular lesions are a characteristic feature of CLOVES syndrome and might be a common cause of myelopathy (57,58). Diagram illustrates phenotypic differences between CLOVES syndrome and KTS, Proteus syndrome, PTEN mutation spectrum, and PWS. (m) Repeat angiogram obtained 1 month later in the girl shows aberrant vessel growth, which suggests recurrence. (k, l) Digital subtraction angiograms of the lower extremity in the girl show the vascular malformation associated with FAVA in the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles and Achilles tendon (k) and show the lesion after alcohol embolization and sclerotherapy (l). ■ Explain the workup and treatment options for these limb length discrepancy syndromes and the importance of the radiologist in multidisciplinary vascular anomaly clinics that rely on imaging for evaluation of therapeutic effectiveness. Sclerotherapy is the treatment most commonly used to manage low-flow vascular malformations; however, embolization and sclerotherapy of superficial venous malformations and anomalous veins are contraindicated when the deep venous system is absent (47,53). It is an autosomal dominant disorder caused by heterozygous mutations of the NF-1 gene, located at chromosome 17q11.2 [51]. (a, b) Photographs show clinical signs of CLOVES syndrome: epidermal nevi (a) and congenital lipomatous overgrowth of the trunk (b). A dysfunction in the (RTK)/PI K/AKT pathway has been described in some conditions such as Proteus syndrome [ ]. (b–d) Coronal T1-weighted MR image (b), proton density–weighted fat-saturated MR image (c), and dynamic gadobutrol-enhanced MR venogram (d) show a large enhancing lateral draining vein in the affected leg. KTS in a 19-month-old girl. PWS in a 4-year-old boy. Diagnostic Imaging and Workup.—Owing to the progressive nature of Proteus syndrome, clinical photography should be used to help track the phenotypic features of this disorder over time. Patients who have vascular anomalies involving the Proteus phenotype and PTEN genetic features (ie, SOLAMEN) have shown an excellent response to oral sirolimus for the control of these lesions (70). There is high signal intensity in the region of the large right saphenous vein, which appears to be engorged owing to a downstream venous thrombus, a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Proteus syndrome. Sotos syndrome (MIM 117550), characterized by pre- and postnatal overgrowth, macrocephaly, advanced bone age, typical facial features, and ID, is caused in part by disruption of the KMT protein NSD1 [82] . Figure 3g. Approximately 30% of patients with a single neurofibroma will develop neurofibromatosis type I, and virtually all patients with multiple neurofibromas, especially of the plexiform type (Figure 6), have the disease [49]. Prior patency of a hypoplastic common femoral system was noted at pre-embolization venography (not shown). (a, b) Clinical photographs show a painful lump arrow) in the calf of a 10-year-old girl (a) and an adolescent boy (age withheld) (b). The lesion is characterized by a feeding artery (or arteries) directly communicating with a draining vein (or veins), without a nidus or intervening capillary network. (c) Photograph shows a protuberant abdominal mass, suggesting truncal overgrowth. A dysfunction in the (RTK)/PI3K/AKT pathway has been described in some conditions such as Proteus syndrome [4]. MR angiography with and without contrast material–enhanced sequences is the preferred imaging modality for evaluation of vascular tumors and malformations. Additional imaging workup for the discovery of hamartomas or tumoral growth should be performed, especially if genetic test results are positive for PTEN mutation. 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