Journal of the Korean Ophthalmological Society 1996;37(5):908-912.
Published online May 1, 1996.
Clinical Experience of Treatment in a Case of Sturge-Weber Syndrome with Bilateral Glaucoma.
Jae Woo Kim, Chul Ho Park, Chung Hun Lee
Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Catholic University of Taegu-Hyosung, Taegu, Korea.
양안 녹내장을 동반한 Sturge-Weber 증후군 1예의 치료경험
김재우(Jae Woo Kim),박철호(Chul Ho Park),이정훈(Chung Hun Lee)
Abstract
Sturge-Weber syndrome is a rare congenital anomaly characterized by angiomatosis of face, eye and leptomeninges and nevus flammeus is distributed along the trigminal nerve in face, often accompanying congenital glaucoma. We experienced a case of Sturge-Weber syndrome in an 11-year-old Korean girl of bilateral facial nevus flammeus with bilateral glaucoma treated by trabeculectomy and laser trabeculoplasty previously, but glaucomatous optic neuropathy progressed due to inadequate intraocular pressure control, and we could obtain successful result after trabeculectomy with mitomycin-C.
Key Words: Bilateral glaucoma;Nevus flammeus;Mitomycin-C;SturgeWeber syndrome;Trabeculectomy


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