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October 1970

Facial Angiomatosis With Angioid StreaksAssociation of Angioid Streaks With a Component of the Sturge-Weber Syndrome

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1970;84(4):528-531. doi:10.1001/archopht.1970.00990040530027

Angioid streaks were observed in one eye of a patient with a homolateral facial angioma. This association has not been described previously. Postulated mechanisms for angioid streak formation in this case include local tissue disturbances and genetic predisposition.