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Role of the cerebral ultrasound in a case of Sturge-Weber syndrome


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.

  • epilepsy and seizures
  • neuroimaging
  • congenital disorders
  • ultrasonography
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