Sturge-Weber Syndrome

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JR's Enviro Cycle helps environment, foundation  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Green Bay Press GazetteRoffers, 29, has persevered through the disabling effects of Sturge-Weber syndrome, a disorder often characterized by wine-colored facial stains, ...

At special party, Halloween joy lives on  -  ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
Boston GlobeJoann's daughter, Hannah, who has Sturge-Weber syndrome, a neurological disorder, dressed as an angel. The 19-year-old said she was most excited to be ...

Winning attitude  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
The ColoradoanThe foundation was established by friends of her family, Rob and Wendy Nelson in honor of their son, Hunter, who died as an infant of Sturge Weber Syndrome. ...

Home treatments for psoriasis not that effective  -  ‎Aug 6, 2009‎
SunJournal.comDONOHUE: Please do an article on Sturge-Weber syndrome. My grandson has it, and few people are aware of it. He is often stared at and treated as if he is

PHOTO AVAILABLE: Laser Research Funded By Sturge-Weber Foundation  -  Feb 4, 2009
Eworldwire (press release),Port wine birthmarks are the chief hallmark of Sturge-Weber syndrome, a rare neurological condition characterized by possible seizures, glaucoma as well as

Families affected by rare neurological disorder meet in Pasadena ...  -  Jan 22, 2009
Pasadena Star-News,...(Photos by Watchara Phomicinda / Staff) PASADENA โ€” Families whose lives have been touched by Sturge-Weber syndrome are finding strength in numbers,

Epilepsy syndromes  -  Jan 21, 2009,About two-thirds of children with Sturge-Weber syndrome also have learning difficulties. They may develop a weakness on one side of their body or have

Program reforms unruly children  -  Jan 11, 2009
Akron Beacon Journal,Jaden had a neurological condition, Sturge-Weber syndrome, that left a splotchy purple birthmark on the left side of his face. It scared other children.

River crossing is bridge too far for parish council  -  Jan 28, 2009
This is North Devon,The man who built the bridge, who does not want to be named, said he made it for 12-year-old Charley Pipe, who suffers from the rare Sturge-Weber Syndrome,

Signs and Symptoms of Dyslipidemia  -  Dec 17, 2008
MedscapeUnilateral arcus lipoides cornae with contralateral Sturge-Weber syndrome. Br J Ophthalmol. 2000;84:1433. von Eckardstein A. Differential diagnosis of

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Sturge-Weber syndrome  -  Jul 7, 2008,Nicholas, 8, and Craig, 48, are strangers, but both Ozarks residents have Sturge-Weber syndrome. Sturge-Weber is a rare disorder present at birth in which

Things are about to heat up for Utah ultramarathoner  -  Jul 13, 2008
Deseret News,The 34-year-old's efforts are on behalf of those with Sturge-Weber Syndrome, a rare congenital, neurological and skin disorder. Hutchison said she wasn't

Melorheostosis: Case Report With 20-Year Follow-up  -  22 May 2008
Ortho SuperSite,2 The disorder is clinically similar to Ollier disease, Albright polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, Sturge-Weber syndrome, Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome,

Golf Tourney To Raise Awareness Of Sturge-Weber Syndrome  -  Apr 24, 2008
Central Florida News 13|,News 13's Tiffany Greene explains how the face of a toddler is drawing in the Melbourne community to help them learn about this rare condition.

Orphan News :: People  -  May 13, 2008 (press release),While the SWS hallmark is usually visible as a purple port wine stain birthmark on the face, Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS) often lays under the radar of the

The Sturge-Weber Foundation awards Research Grant for First-time ...  -  May 6, 2008
Eworldwire (press release),Sturge-Weber Syndrome (SWS) is a congenital neurological disorder with no known cause and no cure. SWS occurs in both males and females and in all racial

New Website Launches Annual VBF International Day of Awareness  -  May 14, 2008
PR Web (press release),In addition, VBF has formed chapters of the Sturge-Weber Syndrome Community in the US and Canada for patients and families affected by Sturge-Weber syndrome

Clinical and EEG Features of Occipital Epilepsy Syndromes  -  May 1, 2008
AAP Grand Rounds (subscription),These include developmental malformations, perinatal lesions, posttraumatic lesions, tumors, Sturge-Weber syndrome, epilepsy with occipital calcifications,

Season of success touched by turmoil  -  May 9, 2008
Charlotte Observer,Sturge-Weber Syndrome, a neurological disorder, has run through the family. It can lead to seizures, glaucoma and other complications.

Hunter's Dream grants $10000 for playground  -  May 8, 2008
Windsor Beacon,Hunter's Dream for a Cure is a non-profit foundation dedicated to seeking funding support to research Sturge Weber Syndrome and various projects that

Plaistow: Golf tournament to benefit two local families  -  Apr 28, 2008
Eagle Tribune,Torrie, the daughter of Plaistow Highway Foreman Dana Rabito and his wife, Tiffany, was born with Sturge-Weber syndrome, which affects both sides of her

Sturge-Weber Syndrome  -  Feb 29, 2008,Sturge-Weber Syndrome (SWS) is a congenital neurological disorder also known encephelotrigeminal angiomatosis. It is characterized by a type of birthmark,

EEG and Port Wine Stains  -  Feb 19, 2008
WHOI,By Jen Christensen Sturge-Weber Syndrome (SWS) is a congenital neurological disorder also known encephelotrigeminal angiomatosis.

Health Alert: EEG and port wine stains  -  Feb 19, 2008
WIS,At five days old, Theo was diagnosed with Sturge-Weber Syndrome, a rare, debilitating disease. Seizures, partial paralysis and vision problems followed.

Santa trip is a dream come true  -  Dec 17, 2007
This Is Lancashire,Jacob, from Horwich, was born with the rare genetic condition Sturge Weber Syndrome. The illness causes epilepsy and the eye condition glaucoma.

financial problems could close st. thomas  -  Nov 27, 2007
The News Journal,...a sign of a rare neurological disorder called sturge-weber syndrome. when gallo tried to place him in catholic schools in the diocese of wilmington,

mother bailed on cruelty charges  -  Nov 15, 2007
Gold Coast News,...a court has been told. the southport magistrates court was told yesterday the boy, who suffers from sturge-weber syndrome, a rare neurological disorder,

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