A Rare Association of Sturge Weber Syndrome with Neurofibromatosis Type-1
To the Editor: Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is a neurocutaneous syndrome characterized by cutaneous neurofibromas, café au lait spots, axillary/ inguinal freckling and Lisch nodules with various systemic involvement . Sturge Weber syndrome (SWS) is a rare neuro-oculo-cutaneous syndrome characterized by: hemiplegia, glaucoma and vascular malformation of various segments of eye, dermal and port wine stain . The combination of both NF1 and SWS occurring in an individual is rare and hence the entity is being reported.
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