Sturge-Weber syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Khateeb

Presentation

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Patient Data

Age: 7 years
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Few areas of faint calcification at the subcortical white matter of the right frontal, parietal and occipital lobes. No similar findings on the left side.

Modality: MRI
  • Abnormal low T2 signal at the subcortical white matter on the right side, corresponding to the calcifications seen on CT scan.
  • Prominent abnormal vascular channels traversing the white matter of the right hemisphere, along with abnormally enlarged signal void deep venous drainage.

10 months later

Modality: MRI
  • Abnormal low T2 signal at the subcortical white matter on the right side, corresponding to the calcifications seen on CT scan.
  • Prominent abnormal vascular channels traversing the white matter of the right hemisphere, along with abnormally enlarged signal void deep venous drainage.
  • Mild volume loss of the right cerebrum.
  • Diffuse leptomeningeal enhancement of the right hemisphere.
  • Enlarged right side choroid plexus.

Case Discussion

This boy first presentation was with a right side face port wine stain at the trigeminal nerve V1 dermatome, which mandated further evaluation for the possibility of Sturge-Weber syndrome.

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Case Information

rID: 45607
Case created: 31st May 2016
Last edited: 8th Mar 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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