Comorbidity of epilepsy and headache in patients with Sturge-Weber syndrome.

@article{Kossoff2005ComorbidityOE,
  title={Comorbidity of epilepsy and headache in patients with Sturge-Weber syndrome.},
  author={Eric Heath Kossoff and Laura A. Hatfield and Karen Le Ball and Anne M Comi},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  year={2005},
  volume={20 8},
  pages={678-82}
}
Sturge-Weber syndrome is associated with leptomeningeal angioma, trigeminal port-wine stain, epilepsy, and glaucoma. Clinically, many patients with Sturge-Weber syndrome are observed to have both seizures and headaches, but this has never been described in the literature. A questionnaire was mailed to 190 patients with reported comorbid epilepsy and headache as identified by the Sturge-Weber Foundation. Sixty-eight surveys were returned anonymously; 55 reported both seizures and headaches. The… CONTINUE READING