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What is the treatment for sturge weber syndrome?
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
2 doctors agree
In brief: Can include:
Medical management of seizures, laser surgery for port-wine stain, possible brain surgery for intracranial hemangiomas, ophthalmological treatment of glaucomas & follow-up of hemianopia (decreased vision of one eye) physical therapy for hemiplegia ( weakness of one side), early intervention fordevelopmental delays, special education supports for intellectual disability, behavioral therapy.

In brief: Can include:
Medical management of seizures, laser surgery for port-wine stain, possible brain surgery for intracranial hemangiomas, ophthalmological treatment of glaucomas & follow-up of hemianopia (decreased vision of one eye) physical therapy for hemiplegia ( weakness of one side), early intervention fordevelopmental delays, special education supports for intellectual disability, behavioral therapy.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatrics - Neurology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Appropriate care.
However, some do remarkably well even with severe findings on scans. Brain surgery may be considered in severe cases - but should be avoided. Hemispherectomy is an extreme option.

In brief: Appropriate care.
However, some do remarkably well even with severe findings on scans. Brain surgery may be considered in severe cases - but should be avoided. Hemispherectomy is an extreme option.
Dr. William Goldie
Dr. William Goldie
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