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Sturge Weber Syndrome - A Rare Cause of Childhood Epilepsy

Parthvi Patel, Prasad Muley.

Journal Title:Advances in Human Biology

Background: The Sturge Weber syndrome (SWS) or Encephalotrigeminal Angiomatosis is a congenital, non-hereditary rare condition of unknown etiology. The classic pathognomonic features of disease include angioma of the leptomeninges extending to cerebral cortex with ipsilateral angiomatous lesions, unilateral facial nevus usually affecting one division of trigeminal nerve and convulsions. Here, a case of 4 year old male child who presented with congenital skin lesions, convulsions and glaucoma that was diagnosed as type I SWS is being reported.