Incidence of Sturge-Weber syndrome and associated ocular involvement in Olmsted County, Minnesota, United States.

Conclusions: SWS affects approximately 0.19/100,000/year in Olmsted County. Early diagnosis, intervention, lifelong follow-up, and multidisciplinary approach should be used to optimize systemic and ocular outcomes. PMID: 32233696 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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