Volume 12

Number 02 July 2022
Sturge Weber Syndrome Roach Type I: A case report

DOI: https://doi.org/10.47648/jswmc2022v12-02-10

Salam MU1 ,Ahmed F2 , Islam MN3 ,Ahmad MM4 , Haque MR5 , Bhuiyan MI6 , Chowdhury PA7


Convulsion is a serious neurological symptom with diverse underlying etiology ranging from metabolic causes to organic brain lesions. Congenital neuro-cutaneous syndromes are rare causes of seizures that manifest with specific external features. This article reports a 22-year-old man born to non-consanguine parents, who presents with recurrent seizures commencing at the age of one year along with thephysical sign of capillary hemangioma on the right side of theface and radiological evidence of ipsilateral subcortical calcification in the brain. These features constitute the diagnosis of a rare neuro-cutaneous disorder, the Sturge-Weber syndrome, a classical variant, the Roach Type I.