, Volume 31, Issue 6, pp 544–546 | Cite as

Wyburn-Mason syndrome

A case report and review of the literature
  • U. Patel
  • S. C. Gupta
Case Reports


Wyburn-Mason syndrome is a neurocutaneous disorder which typically presents with unilateral vascular abnormalities involving the facial structures, orbits and brain. We would like to present the clinical and radiological features in a newborn who had bilateral manifestations of this disorder and review the literature.

Key words

Neurocutaneous Haemangioma 


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© Springer-Verlag 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • U. Patel
    • 1
  • S. C. Gupta
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyRoyal Manchester Children's HospitalEngland

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