tuberous sclerosis(redirected from Bourneville disease)
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Related to Bourneville disease: Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
tuberous sclerosis[′tü·bə·rəs sklə′rō·səs]
A familial neurocutaneous syndrome characterized in its complete form by epilepsy, adenoma sebaceum, and mental deficiency, and pathologically by nodular sclerosis of the cerebral cortex. Also known as Bourneville's disease.
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