Sturge - Weber Syndrome

  • Mohammed Haneef, MD (General Medicine), PGDHS (Diabetolog Koyili Hospital, Kannur, Kerala
Keywords: Sturge Weber syndrome, Seizures, Facial malformation, Hamartoma, Phakomatoses

Abstract

Sturge-Weber syndrome is a neurocutaneous syndrome caused by persistence of transitory primordial arteriovenous connection of the fetal intracranial vasculature. Diagnosis is considered when a child presents with seizure and facial capillary malformation along the trigeminal nerve distribution. Manifestations usually occur during early childhood. This case report describes a clinical presentation seen in adult life.

Author Biography

Mohammed Haneef, MD (General Medicine), PGDHS (Diabetolog, Koyili Hospital, Kannur, Kerala

Consultant Physician and Diabetologist

Published
2013-12-30
How to Cite
Haneef, M. (2013). Sturge - Weber Syndrome. IMA Kerala Medical Journal, 6(4), 106-108. https://doi.org/10.52314/kmj.2013.v6i4.309