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International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2015, 3(3), 45-47
DOI: 10.12691/ijdsr-3-3-1
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Sturge Weber Syndrome- A Case Report

Karthikeya Patil1, , Mahima V Guledgud1 and Ankita Sahni1

1Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, JSS Dental College and Hospital, JSS University, Mysore, Karnataka

Pub. Date: April 01, 2015

Cite this paper:
Karthikeya Patil, Mahima V Guledgud and Ankita Sahni. Sturge Weber Syndrome- A Case Report. International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2015; 3(3):45-47. doi: 10.12691/ijdsr-3-3-1

Abstract

Sturge Weber Syndrome is a rare non hereditary congenital sporadic disorder of elusive etiology. It has a vast continuum of cutaneous, neurologic, ophthalmic and oral manifestations. Routine dental procedures are associated with increased jeopardy of hemorrhage making treatment in such patients an exigent task for oral health care practitioners. Untoward complications can be prevented by having profound knowledge of this rare disorder. We report a case of characteristic oral manifestations in Sturge Weber Syndrome along with a review of relevant prevailing literature.

Keywords:
Sturge Weber syndrome congenital encephalotrigeminal angiomatosis vascular lesions oral manifestations

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