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Article

Department

Radiology

Abstract

Abstract

Sturge Weber syndrome also known as mother spot disease belongs to a group of disorders called phakomatoses (neurocutaneous syndromes involving the central nervous and cutaneous systems). It is a congenital disorder of the vasculature of the meninges, brain, faceand eyes. Clinically, it usually presents with seizures and other neurological complications, including mental retardation, contralateral hemiparesis and glaucoma. Its incidence is estimated at one case in 20 000-50 000 persons with equal frequency in boys and girls. We present a case of 18-months-old boy was brought by parents with history of seizures since birth resulting in fall 1 day back. Physical examination showed bilateral port-wine stain on face. CT head examination revealed bilateral intracranial calcification. This is a highly unusual presentation of Sturge Weber syndrome.

Publication

BMJ Case Report

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