Sturge-Weber syndrome

[ stûrjwĕbər ]


A congenital syndrome characterized by a port-wine stain nevus in the distribution of the trigeminal nerve, homolateral meningeal angioma with intracranial calcification and neurologic signs, and angioma of the choroid, often with secondary glaucoma.angiophacomatosis encephalofacial angiomatosis encephalotrigeminal angiomatosis Sturge's disease Sturge-Weber disease
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