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    Sturge-Weber syndrome - soles of feet
   
Sturge-Weber syndrome - soles of feet

This picture shows the soles of two feet involved with port wine stain. Port wine stains in the area of the ophthalmic branch of the trigeminal nerve, with ipsilateral vascular anomalies constitute the Sturge-Weber syndrome. Glaucoma, retinal detachment, calcification of the outer layers of the cerebral cortex, and seizures may also be seen.


Review Date: 11/14/2011
Reviewed By: Chad Haldeman-Englert, MD, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Section on Medical Genetics, Winston-Salem, NC. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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