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Your QuestionWhat is the life expectancy of an adult with Sturge-Weber syndrome?
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Life expectancy varies for each individual affected by Sturge-Weber syndrome. Most cases are fairly mild and not life-threatening. In these cases, life expectancy is thought to be normal. The patient's quality of life depends on how well the symptoms (such as seizures) can be prevented or treated.
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