Sturge-Weber syndrome and dermatomal facial port-wine stains: incidence, association with glaucoma, and pulsed tunable dye laser treatment effectiveness.

@article{Hennedige2008SturgeWeberSA,
  title={Sturge-Weber syndrome and dermatomal facial port-wine stains: incidence, association with glaucoma, and pulsed tunable dye laser treatment effectiveness.},
  author={Anusha Adeline Hennedige and Awf A Quaba and Khalil Al-Nakib},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={121 4},
  pages={1173-80}
}
BACKGROUND Laser therapy is the optimal approach for treating port-wine stains, but whether it is effective for patients with facial dermatomal port-wine stains and Sturge-Weber syndrome is undetermined. This project aimed to verify the incidence of Sturge-Weber syndrome and glaucoma within the population, compare the response in syndromic and nonsyndromic patients with facial dermatomal port-wine stains to laser, and determine the treatment response in relation to dermatome and color… CONTINUE READING

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