Desafios do tratamento odontológico na síndrome de Sturge-Weber: relato de caso

Tila Fortuna, Caroline Argolo Brito De Oliveira, Alena Ribeiro Alves Peixoto Medrado, Viviane Maia Barreto De Oliveira, Roberta Santos Tunes, Antônio Márcio Teixeira Marchionni
2020 Revista de Ciências Médicas e Biológicas  
<p><strong>Introduction</strong>: Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS) is a rare condition characterized by facial capillary malformation, involves ocular, neurological, and cutaneous alterations. Associated with unilateral characteristic port-wine stains, gingival growth and purple-red coloration. <strong>Aim</strong>: his case aims to report dental treatment challenges in patients with SWS and importance of oral health maintenance in these individuals. <strong>Case report</strong>: a 20-year-old woman
more » ... a 20-year-old woman with an established diagnosis of SWS, presented bad breath and spontaneous gingival bleeding, with gingival growth and reddish-purple spots spread to labial and alveolar mucosa, tongue, and palate. Conditioning of the patient's oral environment by supra and subgingival scraping, dental unit extraction was performed. A conservative treatment plan was adopted for management adequacy of oral environment owing to possible complications inherent to the condition. <strong>Conclusion</strong>: it is important to emphasize the importance of dental surgeon's performance in relation to a multidisciplinary health team, as well as cooperation of patient, to obtain better results from the proposed therapy</p>
doi:10.9771/cmbio.v19i4.38028 fatcat:7ryazjvpgnckthokdjdlxsx2iu