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Case 306 - Discussion

Uploaded: 2009-08-15, Updated: 2009-08-15

Choroidal Hemangioma in a case of Sturge-Weber Syndrome

  • Choroidal hemangioma are congenital vascular hamartoma with no malignant potential. May present at birth, but typically found in middle age or old age.

  • Two forms: a circumscribed or solitary type not associated with other abnormalities; a diffuse type often associated with facial nevus flammeus or variations of the Sturge-Weber syndrome.