Sturge-Weber syndrome: indications and results of surgery in 20 patients.

@article{Arzimanoglou2000SturgeWeberSI,
  title={Sturge-Weber syndrome: indications and results of surgery in 20 patients.},
  author={Alexis A. Arzimanoglou and Frederick Andermann and J. P. Aicardi and C Sainte-Rose and Marie-Claire Beaulieu and Jean Guy Villemure and Andre Olivier and Theodore Rasmussen},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2000},
  volume={55 10},
  pages={1472-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To discuss the indications and timing for resective surgery in patients with Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS) and medication-resistant epilepsy. BACKGROUND SWS that causes epilepsy severe enough to merit surgery is rare. Because of the variable natural history of the disease, it is difficult to establish clear-cut indications for surgery and… CONTINUE READING