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Recurrent thrombotic deterioration in the Sturge-Weber syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7307643     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hemiparesis, homonymous hemianopia and intellectual impairment are common features of the Sturge-Weber syndrome. While cerebrovascular thromboses have been noted with the syndrome, the pattern of recurrent thrombotic episodes producing an apparently gradual loss of function is not widely appreciated. The most important implication of this concept is the possibility of developing new methods of treatment, such as antiplatelet agents.
J C Garcia; E S Roach; W T McLean
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child's brain     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0302-2803     ISO Abbreviation:  Childs Brain     Publication Date:  1981  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-02-22     Completed Date:  1982-02-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505428     Medline TA:  Childs Brain     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  427-33     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Angiomatosis / radiography*
Calcinosis / radiography
Cerebral Angiography
Cerebral Infarction / radiography
Child, Preschool
Intracranial Embolism and Thrombosis / radiography*
Sturge-Weber Syndrome / radiography*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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