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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 83-85

Type-II Sturge-Weber Syndrome and Comorbidity with Bipolar Disorder

1 Department of Psychiatry, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, DMIMS, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Psychiatry, AIIMS, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
3 Department of Clinical Psychology, AIIMS, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sangha Mitra Godi
Department of Psychiatry, AIIMS, Raipur, Chhattisgarh
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/aip.aip_50_20

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Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS) is a rare neurocutaneous disorder which was known to occur in 1 in 50,000 births with a triad of features including the port-wine stain on the face, glaucoma, and leptomeningeal angiomas. It is further divided into three types based on the regions involved. Here, we present the case of an 18-year-old male, Type II SWS with facial involvement since childhood who was presented with affective symptoms. The psychiatric manifestations ranging from symptomatic to a diagnostic presentation to be kept in mind which are often missed in the patients presented with SWS.

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