Definition of Sturge-Weber syndrome

Sturge-Weber syndrome: A congenital, but not inherited, disorder that affects the skin, the neurological system, and sometimes the eyes. The main sign of Sturge-Weber syndrome is a port wine stain birthmark. Neurological symptoms may include seizures and developmental delay. Also known as encephalotrigeminal angiomatosis.

See also port wine stain.


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