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Research & Reviews  261 results

JAAD Game Changers: Forehead location and large segmental pattern of facial port-wine s...
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology; Schaffer JV

Aug 8th, 2022 - JAAD Game Changers: Forehead location and large segmental pattern of facial port-wine stains predict risk of Sturge-Weber syndrome.|2022|Schaffer JV,|

Functional hemispherotomy for epilepsy in the very young.
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; Pepper J, Lo WB et. al.

Aug 7th, 2022 - Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders in children. Among very young children, one-third are resistant to medical treatment, and lack of effective treatment may result in adverse outcomes. Although functional hemispherotomy is a...

Sleep Problems in Children With Neurocutaneous Syndromes: A Cross-Sectional Study.
Journal of Child Neurology; Saini L, Mukherjee S et. al.

Aug 4th, 2022 - Introduction: The prevalence and patterns of sleep disturbances in neurocutaneous syndromes are variable and understudied. Methods: Cross-sectional study for 18 months at a tertiary care pediatric hospital, involving 100 children with neurocutaneo...

Epileptiform abnormalities in the disconnected hemisphere are common in seizure-free pa...
Epileptic Disorders : International Epilepsy Journal With... Alzahrany M, Alnakhli R et. al.

Jul 26th, 2022 - The spectrum of EEG abnormalities in the disconnected hemisphere in seizure-free patients after hemispherectomy has not been well characterized. Fifty consecutive patients who were seizure-free following hemispheric disconnection were identified. ...

A core outcome domain set for clinical research on capillary malformations (the COSCAM ...
The British Journal of Dermatology; Langbroek GB, Wolkerstorfer A et. al.

Jun 29th, 2022 - There is limited evidence on the best available treatment options for capillary malformations (CMs), mainly due to the absence of uniform outcome measures in trials on therapies. A core outcome set (COS) enables standard reporting of trial outcome...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  10 results

Cannabidiol Expanded Access Study in Medically Refractory Sturge-Weber Syndrome

Mar 2nd, 2022 - We hope to gain an understanding of the utility of pure CBD used for the treatment of medically refractory epilepsy in SWS in this open-label, safety dose-finding, study. Recent evidence suggests that CBD has multiple, beneficial, effects in patie...

Longitudinal Neuroimaging in Sturge-Weber Syndrome

Jan 10th, 2022 - This project will combine advanced neuroimaging with detailed neuro-psychology evaluation, performed in both children and young adults affected by Sturge-Weber syndrome, in order to address two main aims, each of them with two research hypotheses:...

Trial of Sirolimus for Cognitive Impairment in Sturge-Weber Syndrome

Nov 1st, 2021 - Sirolimus will be administered as an adjunct to all current medications. The impact of sirolimus upon cognitive functioning in Sturge-Weber syndrome is the primary outcome measure. This outcome will be assessed using a panel of testing selected ba...

Longitudinal Studies to Identify Biomarkers for Sturge-Weber Syndrome

Sep 8th, 2021 - Aim 1: Develop a longitudinal database of patients with SWS Clinical sites will collect longitudinal data retrospectively on measures of clinical symptoms and medications/treatments for study subjects who participated in the existing BVMC2/SWF reg...

Innovative Approaches to Gauge Progression of Sturge-Weber Syndrome

Aug 26th, 2021 - This study is one of three projects of an NIH Rare Disease Clinical Research Consortium focused on brain blood vessel malformations in three different rare diseases. The focus of this project is on Sturge-Weber Syndrome. We plan to improve the fut...

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News  14 results

Violaceous Patches on the Arm
Cuong Le, DO, Joseph Michael Dyer, DO et. al.

Aug 27th, 2019 - The Diagnosis: Phacomatosis Cesioflammea Phacomatosis pigmentovascularis (PPV) encompasses a group of diseases that have a vascular nevus coupled with a pigmented nevus. 1 It is divided into 5 types: Type I is defined by the presence of a vascular.

Early referral recommended for high-risk port-wine stain cases
Erin Cheslow

Oct 29th, 2017 - In high-risk port-wine stain phenotypes – forehead, hemifacial, and median – early referral to a pediatric neurologist is the best way to enable early symptom recognition of Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS), according to results of a literature review.

Irregular Erythematous Patch on the Face of an Infant
Xiaoxiao Catherine Guo, MD, Lisa Ann Blackwood, MD et. al.

Oct 13th, 2017 - The Diagnosis: Phakomatosis Pigmentovascularis With Sturge-Weber Syndrome The erythematous patches were identified as capillary malformations (port-wine stains) and the slate gray pigmentary changes as dermal melanocytosis (Mongolian spots)(Figure.

Concurrent Sturge-Weber Syndrome, Facial Infantile Hemangioma, and Cutis Marmorata Telangiectatica Congenita
Nina Poliak, MD, MPH, Anthony Rainey, MD

Oct 2nd, 2017 - Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS) is a disease of dermatologic, neurologic, and ocular significance. 1 The most distinctive manifestation is facial capillary malformation, commonly referred to as a port-wine stain or nevus flammeus.

Screening MRI misses Sturge-Weber in babies with port-wine stain
Kari Oakes

Aug 7th, 2017 - CHICAGO – Screening infants with a port-wine stain for Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS) with a magnetic resonance imaging brain scan had a 23% false-negative rate and actually delayed seizure detection, according to a recent study. When infants with po.

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