Sturge-Weber Syndrome Overview
What is Sturge-Weber syndrome?
A child with Sturge-Weber syndrome has a rare birth disorder where the child has a port wine stain birthmark, normally on the face, and neurological problems.
What are the symptoms of Sturge-Weber syndrome?
The symptoms of Sturge-Weber syndrome include a facial port wine stain, seizures, paralysis or weakness on one side of the body, and learning disabilities.
How does the doctor treat Sturge-Weber syndrome?
The treatment of Sturge-Weber syndrome includes managing the person's symptoms. Medications, surgery and physical therapy can all be used to treat Sturge-Weber syndrome.
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