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Sturge-Weber Syndrome (Sturge-Kalischer-Weber Syndrome) Summary

Description: A non-inherited congenital condition with vascular and neurological abnormalities. It is characterized by facial vascular nevi (PORT-WINE STAIN), and capillary angiomatosis of intracranial membranes (MENINGES; CHOROID). Neurological features include EPILEPSY; cognitive deficits; GLAUCOMA; and visual defects.

Also Known As: Sturge-Kalischer-Weber Syndrome; Sturge-Weber-Dimitri Syndrome; Angiomatosis Oculoorbital-Thalamic Syndrome; Encephalofacial Hemangiomatosis Syndrome; Meningo-Oculo-Facial Angiomatosis Show All >>

Networked: 192 relevant articles (11 outcomes, 14 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Sturge-Weber Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Lennox-Gastaut type Epileptic encephalopathy : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  2. Gadolinium : 1 outcome in 5 results : IBA
  3. 1-phenyl-3,3-dimethyltriazene (PDT) : 1 outcome in 4 results : IBA
  4. bevacizumab : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 2
  5. gadolinium 1,4,7,10- tetraazacyclododecane- N,N',N'',N'''- tetraacetate : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  6. naratriptan : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 5 Generic
  7. Glucose (Dextrose) : 3 studies in 12 results : FDA 175 Generic
  8. Gadolinium DTPA (Magnevist) : 1 study in 5 results : FDA 2
  9. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid) : 1 study in 5 results : FDA 80 Generic
  10. Parkes Weber syndrome : 1 study in 4 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Sturge-Weber Syndrome

  1. Glaucoma
  2. Hemangioma (Angioma)
  3. Epilepsy (Aura)
  4. Migraine Disorders (Migraine)
  5. Encephalitis (Encephalitis, Rasmussen)
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Key Therapies for Sturge-Weber Syndrome

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  1. Trabeculectomy (Trabeculoplasty) : 2 outcomes in 15 results
  2. Hemispherectomy : 1 outcome 1 study in 13 results
  3. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy) : 1 outcome in 9 results
  4. Semiconductor Lasers : 1 outcome in 3 results
  5. Laser Therapy (Surgery, Laser) : 1 outcome in 1 result
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