Cerebral ultrasound (CUS) can be a valuable non-invasive diagnostic tool for brain involvement in Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS). Literature discussing the relevance of ultrasound in SWS is, however, scarce.
We report a case of a newborn with SWS and serious brain abnormalities diagnosed on the first day of life with a CUS.
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