Sturge-Weber syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Seizure. Right-sided weakness. Known Sturge-Weber syndrome.

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Male
CT

Extensive tram track calcification in the left parietal lobe cortex.

No hemorrhage or edema.

MRI

Extensive tram track calcification (best evident on SWI) and leptomeningeal gadolinium enhancement in the left parietal lobe cortex.

No hemorrhage or edema.

Case Discussion

Classical gyral calcification with a tram track appearance of Sturge-Weber syndrome.

The other features sometimes observed like choroid plexus hypertrophy and paranasal sinus enlargement are not evident in this case.

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Case information

rID: 83167
Published: 15th Oct 2020
Last edited: 15th Oct 2020
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