tuberous sclerosis

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tuberous sclerosis

[′tü·bə·rəs sklə′rō·səs]
(medicine)
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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(2) Sherlock (3) coined the name 'epiloia', the diagnostic triad composed of epilepsy, low intelligence and adenoma sebaceum.
Landover, MD 20785-2267 (800) 332-4050 (301) 459-3700 (301) 577-2684 (fax) ??postmaster@efa.org http://www.efa.org 1,2,4,5,6,7; Spanish materials EPILOIA See: Tuberous Sclerosis ERB PALSY Brachial Plexus/Erb's Palsy Support and Informational Network, Inc.
Landover, MD 20785-2267 (800) 332-4050 (301) 459-3700 (301) 577-2684 (fax) http://www.efa.org ??postmaster@efa.org or 1,2,4,5,6,7; Spanish materials EPILOIA See: Tuberous Sclerosis ERB PALSY Brachial Plexus/Erb's Palsy Support and Informational Network, Inc.