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Journal of Case Reports
Orofacial Manifestations of Sturge-Weber Syndrome
Ramneek Bansal1, Divye Malhotra1, Amit Goel2, Shubh Karmanjit Singh Bawa2, Parul Sharma2, Steffy Bansal3
Departments of 1Oral Surgery and 2Oral Periodontics, Himachal Dental College, Sundernagar, Mandi, Himachal Pradesh; 3Private Practice, Himachal Pradesh, India.
Corresponding Author:
Dr. Ramneek Bansal
Email: ramneekkumar70@yahoo.co.in
Received: 29-MAY-2020 Accepted: 30-AUG-2020 Published Online: 30-OCT-2020
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17659/01.2020.0059
Background: Sturge-Weber syndrome is a rare neurocutaneous condition, also known as angiomatosis of the encephalotrigeminals. It has varied systemic and oral manifestations, and the challenge for a dental practitioner is to manage oral condition in such a case. Case Report: We hereby report Sturger-Weber syndrome with dermatological and intraoral manifestations. The lesion had an uneventful healing following gingivectomy and flap surgery. Conclusion: Gingivectomy and flap surgery is an option to manage gingival overgrowth.
Keywords : Angiomatosis, Dentists, Gingival Overgrowth, Gingivectomy, Sturge-Weber Syndrome.
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