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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2013 pp 77-78

Case Report

Sturge- Weber Syndrome: Case report with Ophthalmic Manifestations


U. S. Mohite1, Mahesh Thikekar2, K. R. Jadhav3

{1Head of Department, 2Senior Resident, 3Medical Officer} Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College, Latur, Maharashtra, INDIA.

Academic Editor : Dr. Aher K.R.



Sturge Weber Syndrome sometimes referred to as encephalotrigeminal angiomatosis, is rare phakomatosis consisting neurological, skin, ocular manifestation. Ophthalmological features of this disease can vary greatly most relevant characteristic is represented by the glaucoma and is associated with vascular malformations of conjunctiva, episclera, choroid and retina. The goal of present paper is to report a case of 17 yrs old male patient with Sturge Weber Syndrome presenting its inherent clinical features and to underline the importance of its diagnosis in the clinical ophthalmological practice.