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Periodontal management of gingival enlargement associated with Sturge-Weber syndrome.

Elavarasu S, Kumaran ST, Sasi Kumar PK - J Indian Soc Periodontol (2013)

Bottom Line: The Sturge-Weber syndrome is a rare uncommon neurocutaneous disorders with angiomas involving the leptomeninges (Leptomeningeal Angiomas) and skin of the face, typically in the ophthalmic (V1) and maxillary (V2) distributions of the trigeminal nerve.It is commonly referred to as "Sturge-Weber syndrome after Sturge and Weber who first described this affliction in 1879.This article present a case of Sturge-Weber syndrome associated with gingival enlargement, its management and follow-up results.

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Affiliation: Department of Periodontics, JKK Nattraja Dental College and Hospitals, Komarapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India.

ABSTRACT
The Sturge-Weber syndrome is a rare uncommon neurocutaneous disorders with angiomas involving the leptomeninges (Leptomeningeal Angiomas) and skin of the face, typically in the ophthalmic (V1) and maxillary (V2) distributions of the trigeminal nerve. The cutaneous angioma is called a Port-Wine Stain. It is commonly referred to as "Sturge-Weber syndrome after Sturge and Weber who first described this affliction in 1879. This article present a case of Sturge-Weber syndrome associated with gingival enlargement, its management and follow-up results.

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Microscopic view shows dilated, engorged blood vessels with chronic inflammatory cell infiltrate
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Figure 6: Microscopic view shows dilated, engorged blood vessels with chronic inflammatory cell infiltrate

Mentions: Histopathological examination of the excised tissue revealed normal epithelium with underlying connective tissue composed mainly of dilated and engorged blood vessels and a patchy distribution of chronic inflammatory cell infiltrate [Figure 6].


Periodontal management of gingival enlargement associated with Sturge-Weber syndrome.

Elavarasu S, Kumaran ST, Sasi Kumar PK - J Indian Soc Periodontol (2013)

Microscopic view shows dilated, engorged blood vessels with chronic inflammatory cell infiltrate
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Figure 6: Microscopic view shows dilated, engorged blood vessels with chronic inflammatory cell infiltrate
Mentions: Histopathological examination of the excised tissue revealed normal epithelium with underlying connective tissue composed mainly of dilated and engorged blood vessels and a patchy distribution of chronic inflammatory cell infiltrate [Figure 6].

Bottom Line: The Sturge-Weber syndrome is a rare uncommon neurocutaneous disorders with angiomas involving the leptomeninges (Leptomeningeal Angiomas) and skin of the face, typically in the ophthalmic (V1) and maxillary (V2) distributions of the trigeminal nerve.It is commonly referred to as "Sturge-Weber syndrome after Sturge and Weber who first described this affliction in 1879.This article present a case of Sturge-Weber syndrome associated with gingival enlargement, its management and follow-up results.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Periodontics, JKK Nattraja Dental College and Hospitals, Komarapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India.

ABSTRACT
The Sturge-Weber syndrome is a rare uncommon neurocutaneous disorders with angiomas involving the leptomeninges (Leptomeningeal Angiomas) and skin of the face, typically in the ophthalmic (V1) and maxillary (V2) distributions of the trigeminal nerve. The cutaneous angioma is called a Port-Wine Stain. It is commonly referred to as "Sturge-Weber syndrome after Sturge and Weber who first described this affliction in 1879. This article present a case of Sturge-Weber syndrome associated with gingival enlargement, its management and follow-up results.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus