This picture shows the soles of two feet involved with port wine
stain. Port wine stains in the area of the ophthalmic branch of the
trigeminal nerve, with ipsilateral vascular anomalies constitute
the Sturge-Weber syndrome. Glaucoma, retinal detachment,
calcification of the outer layers of the cerebral cortex, and
seizures may also be seen.
Review Date: 10/14/2009
Reviewed By: Luc Jasmin, MD, PhD, Departments of Anatomy and Neurological
Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA. Review
provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David
Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
A.D.A.M., Inc. is accredited by URAC, also known as the American Accreditation HealthCare Commission (www.urac.org)