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Ahmadipour S, Mohsenzadeh A, Babaei H. A girl with Sturge Weber syndrome and oro – maxillo -facial osteodystrophy. yafte. 2015; 16 (3) :112-117
URL: http://yafte.lums.ac.ir/article-1-1750-en.html

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics Faculty of Medicine, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran, Ahmadipour_sh@yahoo.com
Abstract:   (2573 Views)
Background: Sturge-Weber syndrome is one of the rare neurocutaneous disorders with frequency of approximately 1 per 50,000. Sturge-Weber syndrome consists of a constellation of symptoms and signs including a facial nevus (port wine stain), seizure and hemiparesis. In many cases it may associate with mental retardation. Case presentation: A 7- year old girl with mental retardation and a large facial nevus at the birth time, recurrent severe seizures and drolling in 9 months of life without any treatment, was admitted because of severity of seizure, headache and weakness. Conducted follow up on here, indicated that she had Sturge –Weber syndrome with oro- maxilla -facial osteodystrophy. Conclusion: One of the rare radiological symptoms in Sturge Weber syndrome is oro-maxillo-facial osteodystrophy, by this time only few cases had been reported. All of the symptoms of this syndrome were found in our described patient
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Type of Study: case report |
Received: 2014/12/28 | Accepted: 2014/12/28 | Published: 2014/12/28

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