Port-wine stain and glaucoma in a 29-year-old male

  • Karen Kate Quilat Southern Philippines Medical Center
  • Eshir A Ismael Southern Philippines Medical Center

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A diagnosis of Sturge-Weber Syndrome (SWS) is made when two out of three criteria—facial port-wine birthmark, increased ocular pressure, and leptomeningeal angiomatosis—are present. The facial lesion is a hamartoma that arises from vascular tissue, producing the characteristic port-wine hemangioma of the skin along the trigeminal nerve distribution. Read more...

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Nov 16, 2017
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