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Brain in Sturge-Weber syndrome. Brain from a patient with Sturge-Weber syndrome, showing areas of calcification (upper left to top). This congenital syndrome causes parts of the brain to become calcified, leading to loss of nerve cells in the cerebral cortex and resulting in seizures that may worsen with age.
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