The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation

Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon, PhD President and Founder

What is it?

Sturge Weber syndrome is associated with port wine stains that are located on the face in combination with brain changes and eye abnormality. Sturge weber syndrome is considered “neurocutaneous” – indicating the potential for tumor growth caused by abnormal development of cells during prior to birth.

https://aapos.org/glossary/sturge-weber-syndrome
  • Neurocutaneous growth
  • Associated with port wine stains