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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia

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Abstract

CAFE, Maria Ester Massara; RODRIGUES, Rogério da Costa  and  VIGGIANO, Agnella Massara. Do you know this syndrome?. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2008, vol.83, n.2, pp. 167-169. ISSN 1806-4841.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962008000200012.

Sturge-Weber syndrome is a sporadic congenital disorder characterized by dermal capillary malformation along the first branch (ophtalmie) of the trigerminal nerve in association with vascular malformations of the leptomeninges and eyes. The major extracutaneous symptoms include seizures, hemiplegia, mental retardation, and glaucoma.

Keywords : Blood vessels [abnormalities]; Malformations; Port-wine stain [diagnosis].

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