What is the global prevalence of Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS)?

Updated: Dec 26, 2018
  • Author: Masanori Takeoka, MD; Chief Editor: George I Jallo, MD  more...
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Sturge-Weber syndrome is found worldwide. Generally, the condition is easily diagnosed at birth or in early infancy based on the external clinical signs alone. However, the development of morbidity from secondary changes and complications occurs throughout life.


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