Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 24, Issue 4, pp 272–273 | Cite as

Sturge-Weber syndrome associated with a large left hemispheric arteriovenous malformation

  • L. Laufer
  • A. Cohen
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Abstract

A patient with the characteristic changes of Sturge-Weber syndrome on the right side was found to have a large arteriovenous malformation on the left side which involved the superior ophthalmic vein. This association, although previously reported, is extremely rare.

Keywords

Public Health Characteristic Change Arteriovenous Malformation Superior Ophthalmic Vein Large Arteriovenous Malformation 

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© Springer-Verlag 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Laufer
    • 1
  • A. Cohen
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Soroka Medical Centre, Faculty of Health SciencesBen-Gurion University of the NegevBeer-ShevaIsrael
  2. 2.Department of Neurosurgery, Soroka Medical Centre, Faculty of Health SciencesBen-Gurion University of the NegevBeer-ShevaIsrael

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