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Intracranial Hemangioma with Hemiplegia. Presented by Dr. John A. Gammel.
J. S., a boy aged 8 years, from the service of Dr. Cole and Dr. Driver at the Lakeside Hospital, was born with port wine nevi involving the right half of the face and areas on the upper and lower extremities. At the age of 18 months he had a convulsion; this was followed by a spastic hemiplegia on the right side which has persisted, impairing the function of the leg and arm. The child is undersized, has a relatively large head and asymmetry of the face and is mentally underdeveloped. On the right side of the face, on the distal two thirds of the upper extremities and on the legs are areas of port wine nevi. There is marked bony and muscular atrophy of the right upper and of the lower extremities. When the patient walks he drags his